A ROMAN GIALLO ANTICO HERM HEAD OF DIONYSUS
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
The god of wine depicted with an echeloned beard and moustache, the strands of hair curled at their ends, with prominent cheek bones, the lidded eyes deeply recessed, his center-parted hair bound in a fillet of ivy and berries, the ties falling onto his shoulders
5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm.) high
Eugene Raymond, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, acquired in Europe in the 1920s.