Roman Archaeologists Find Marble Head of Dionysos

marble head discovered near the ancient Roman Forum

The Telegraph reported on Monday that a excavators discovered a marble head, probably belonging to a statue of Dionysos, near the remains of the ancient Roman Forum. A quote from the Archaeological Park of the Colosseum reads: “The face is refined and gracious, young and feminine. All of which makes us think this could be a depiction of Dionysos.” The head dates between the 1st century BC and the 2nd century AD.

2,000-year-old marble head of god Dionysus discovered under Rome


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