Roman Imperil pottery lamp depicting Pan, 100 AD
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Aweidah Gallery - Jerusalem based gallery
P.O.Box 51067 - Jerusalem, ISRAEL
Roman Imperial painted pottery disc lamp depicting the the god Pan "Satyr" holding a shepherd's stick
Roman Imperial: 1st Century AD
Measurements: Length: 8 cm - Width: 6.5 cm
Condition: Intact, not repaired and not restored as found
Found in Israel
The Roman Satyr was goat-like from waist down, with a man’s torso and head complete with horns. In classical mythology, Silenus was the head of the Satyrs, who were rebellious creatures yet cowardly, they were unruly followers of “Bacchus god of wine and merriment” dancing and playing pipes as they enjoyed the grape harvest.
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