Week of Art: Ancient Art #2
Head of Dionysus | Unknown | Ancient Art | marble | 2nd century A.D. | 15 × 10 × 12 in. (38.1 × 25.4 × 30.48 cm)
Dionysos, the god of wine, theatre, and madness, was a shifter of shapes and aspects. He is depicted here wearing a crown of ivy, a plant sacred to him.