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Plaque with Dionysos
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Plaque with Dionysos


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description A finely finished nude figure of Dionysos, the Greek god of wine, holds a cornucopia (horn of plenty) and a bunch of grapes. He stands between two spiral columns. The plaque was originally squared. It is broken at the left and top, and chipped along the right edge.
Conservation

The plaque was cleaned for exhibition. Old structural cracks and breaks were checked for stability and reinforced from the reverse as needed.

Date Description Narrative
7/18/2013Treatmentcleaned; examined for exhibition; splits mended; surface cleaned
Exhibitions
  • Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1947.
  • Realms of Faith: Medieval and Byzantine Art from the Walters Art Museum. Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville. 2001-2002.
  • Realms of Faith: Medieval and Byzantine Art from the Walters Art Museum. Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville. 2002-2005.
Provenance Henry Walters, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York, 1931, by inheritance; Mrs. Henry Walters Sale, Joseph Brummer Gallery, New York; Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Gutman [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1942, by gift.
Credit Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Gutman formerly part of the Walters Collection, 1942

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Period
3rd-4th century (Early Byzantine)
Medium
bone
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.1099
Measurements
H: 4 3/16 x W: 2 1/16 in. (10.6 x 5.3 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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