A schist relief panel of Bacchus
Ancient Region of Gandhara, 1st/2nd century
The Greco-Roman god of wine and revelry framed within an undulating grapevine bearing trefoil leaves and fruit, wearing a toga draped over his left shoulder and raising a wine vessel with his right hand, his face with a voluminous goatee and pronounced cheekbones and his hair arranged in a chignon, to his left remains the partial representation of a bacchant figure sporting a turban and attentive expression.
5 3/4 x 10 in. (14.7 x 25.4 cm)