Pastiche with grapevine tendrils

First half of the 1st century A.D.
Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Inv.9266

Every detail evokes the Dionysian world: the vine heavy with bunches of grapes, the goat (preferred victim for sacrifice to the god, punished because it liked to feed on young grapevines) and the panther, an animal linked to him by their common eastern origins.