Marble relief with a dancing maenad, ca. 27 B.C.–A.D. 14

- Image ID: KC6R98
Marble relief with a dancing maenad, ca. 27 B.C.–A.D. 14
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Image ID: KC6R98
Marble relief with a dancing maenad, Early Imperial, Augustan, ca. 27 B.C.–A.D. 14, Roman, Marble, Pentelic, H. 56 5/16 in. (143 cm), Stone Sculpture, Copy of a Greek relief of ca. 425–400 B.C. attributed to Kallimachos. Maenads 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