You are here:Home/Resources/ Bliss-Tyler Correspondence/ Artworks/ Byzantine Collection/ BZ.1943.6, Sculpture with the Return of Dionysos
BZ.1943.6, Sculpture with the Return of Dionysos

BZ.1943.6, Sculpture with the Return of Dionysos

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Early Byzantine, late fifth–sixth century

Limestone, 45 cm x 117.5 cm x 34.5 cm (17 11/16 in. x 46 1/4 in. x 13 9/16 in.)

Dumbarton Oaks acquired this sculpture from the Byzantine Institute in June 1943 by means of an anonymous gift from Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss.