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Dancing Maenad. 120-140 AD. Marble. Roman copy of a Greek relief sculpted in Athens at the end of the 5th century BC, traditionally attributed to Callimachus. In the Prado Museum (Madrid, Spain), from the Spanish Royal Collection.

Roman copy of a Greek relief sculpted in Athens at the end of the century BC, traditionally attributed to Callimachus. In the Prado Museum (Madrid, Spain), from the Spanish Royal Collection.

Roman relief showing a Maenad holding a thyrsus. Maenads are the immortal female…

Dancing maenad holding a thyrsos (c. detail Greek relief, Roman copy of the century B C Prado Museum Natalia Montinari

Dancing Maenad, Roman relief (marble), copy after Greek original, 1st-3rd century AD (original 5th c. BC), (Musei Capitolini, Rome).

Dancing Maenad, Roman relief marble - copy after Greek original, circa c. AD - at Musei Capitolini, Rome

jeannepompadour: “ Ancient Roman reliefs of dancing maenads, copy after a Greek relief sculpted in Athens at the end of the 5th century BC, 120-40 A.C. ”

jeannepompadour: “ Ancient Roman reliefs of dancing maenads, copy after a Greek relief sculpted in Athens at the end of the century BC, A.

"El baile de las ménades", Taller Romano (120-140)

The Dance of the Maenads (one of four reliefs), Roman copy of Greek original, c.

Stucco relief panel    Period:      Early Imperial  Date:      2nd half of 1st century A.D.  Culture:      Roman  Medium:      Stucco

Stucco Relief Panel First Century AD Early Imperial The female figure flying to the right is a maenad. She holds up a tympanum, a large tambourine-like musical instrument as her drapery floats loosely about her. Source: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Statue of a Muse (Polimnia?). Parian marble. 2nd cent. BCE. Inv. No. III.17. Rome, Capitoline Museums, Museum Montemartini (Centrale Montemartini). (Photo by I. Sh.).

Statue of a Muse (Polimnia? Rome, Capitoline Museums, Museum - one of my personal favourites Montemartini (Centrale Montemartini).

Ménade, copia romana del Museo del Prado. Relieve de una ménade bailando con un tirso. Mármol, 141 x 79 cm.  || Copia romana de un relieve griego ejecutado en Atenas a fines del siglo V a.C. y atribuido tradicionalmente a Calímaco. Existen varias copias romanas sobre las que esculpió Calímaco; como las de Roma o las de Madrid. En el Museo del Prado se conservan cuatro, en mármol blanco de grano fino, de hacia 120 - 140.||

Roman copy of a Greek relief sculpted in Athens at the end of the century BC, traditionally attributed to Callimachus. In the Prado Museum (Madrid, Spain), from the Spanish Royal Collection.

Dancing Maenad, Roman relief (marble), copy after Greek original, 1st century BC - 1st century AD, (original 5th c. BC), (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York).

Marble Relief with a Dancing maenad. Roman copy of the Augustan period after a Greek original of ca. attributed to Kallimachos.

Muses, protectresses of the fine arts in the Greek mythology, Erato, Muse of erotic poetry, wood engraving, 19th century.

Muses, protectresses of the fine arts in the Greek mythology, Erato, Muse of erotic poetry, wood engraving, 19th century.

Athena bas relief

zeezrom: Bas-relief sculpture of the Roman goddess Minerva(Athena) recovered from the ruins of Herculaneum(Area Sacra Suburbana), ca. first century BCE—firstcentury CE. Collection of the Herculaneum Deposito Archeologico Photo by Ken Thomas

Relief with a dancing maenad, ca. 27 B.C.–14 A.D.; Augustan Roman copy of a Greek relief attributed to Kallimachos, ca. 425–400 B.C. Pentelic marble; H. 56 5/16 in. (143.03 cm)

Copy of a Greek relief of ca. attributed to KallimachosMaenads were mythical women inspired by the god of wine, Dionysos, to abandon their homes and families and roam the mountains and forests, singing and dancing in a state of ecstatic frenzy

11-temple-of-artemis-discovered

It is sacred to Artemis as the symbolic day of Her birthday.

Relief of a bacchante, Roman copy of a Greek original, Ca. 120-140 CE

Relief of a bacchante, Roman copy of a Greek original, Ca. CE Museo Nacional del Prado, On View in Room 72

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