Marble Statuette of Young Dionysos

This piece is what remains of a Roman statuette of the Greek deity, Dionysos. We can tell that it's a Roman piece, due to the S curve of the pieces torso. The piece was more than likely treated as a decoration due to it's mixture of romantic and votive contexts. The nudity here is made even more obvious, in that the pelt sculpted onto the shoulder, draws attention away from itself, and much further down.

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