Cylindrical altar-like marble base with relief decoration of Dionysaic themes (drunken Dionysus, Satyrs, Maenads, Pan, panther); it sits on rectangular base whose corners have the shape of a lion's paws. Found in the city of Milos island (Cyclades); displayed at the National Archaeological Museum of Athens; 4th century on stylistic grounds.
Type of item
- altars (religious fixtures)
- bases (object components)
- marble (rock)
Rights statement for the media in this item (unless otherwise specified)
- 4th century A.D.
- H. 0.53 m. Base: 0.72 x 0.65 m.
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