The dancing Faun of Pompeii
The House of the Faun was named for the bronze statue of the dancing faun located, originally, on the lip of the impluvium, a basin for catching rainwater; it has been moved to the center of the impluvium, as seen in the adjacent picture. Fauns are spirits of untamed woodland, which literate and Hellenized Romans often connected to Pan and Greek satyrs, or wild followers of the Greek god of wine and agriculture, Dionysus.
Height of statue 6.3" - Carrara marble base 2.9x2.9x2.2 in.
Statue in marble dust and resin with gold-imitating varnish.
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