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Sunday, October 28, 2012

Silenus


CCC_9522 (Silenus)

An exhibit in the museum of the Stoa of Attalos in Athens.  It shows a herm in the form of a sleeping Silenus. Such herms served as fence-posts in ancient Greece and were used for decorative purposes in later periods. 2nd cent. A.D.


Athens:  18/09/2012, photo by Tony Taglides

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