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Bacchus, Roman God of wine, mosaic pavement, Roman

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Lithographic illustration showing a Roman tessallated pavement discovered in Leadenhall Street, London, in December 1803. It depicts Bacchus, Roman god of wine, good times, ecstasy, fertility and wild Nature. He carries a pine-cone tipped thyrsus and rides a panther.

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