Bacchus with a panther

1st century A.D.
Soprintendenza Speciale per i Beni Archeologici di Napoli e Pompei
Inv.2292/77588

The panther, along with silenes, bacchantes and satyrs, took part in the triumphant procession that, according to the various versions of the myth, accompanied Dionysus as he wandered from one region to another.