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Bacchus wine pourer

Works in the collection

Mid-2nd century AD
120 cm
Carved white marble
MNAT 372

A statue of Bacchus, inspired by Praxiteles’ wine-pouring satyr, found in the residential area of Tarraco. It was placed in a private context.

It is one of the few sculptures preserved from this part of the city, all of which are characterised by a particularly elaborate manufacture. The theme represented by these statues is a common part of the ornamentation of Roman villas and urban houses.

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