Relief of Dionysus with Restored Colour

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Arienne King
by Stephen Chappell
published on 20 June 2021
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Comparison between a relief of a drunken Dionysus with a digitally restored version. Dionysus leans on a satyr while Maenads dance around him. A small Pan tugs on his robe. This restoration shows the relief in the original colours it was painted with in Antiquity. Restoration by Stephen Chappell, original photo by Roamintheempire. Marble. First half of the 2nd Century CE. 80 cm (31.5 in) x 57 cm (22.4 in). Inv. No. 6684. (National Archaeological Museum of Naples)

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Chappell, S. (2021, June 20). Relief of Dionysus with Restored Colour. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14308/relief-of-dionysus-with-restored-colour/

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Chappell, Stephen. "Relief of Dionysus with Restored Colour." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 20, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14308/relief-of-dionysus-with-restored-colour/.

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Chappell, Stephen. "Relief of Dionysus with Restored Colour." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 Jun 2021. Web. 29 Sep 2021.