The National Museum of Carthage in Carthage, Tunisia

The National Museum of Carthage holds art and artifacts from ancient Carthage and nearby communities.  On the second floor are several pieces of sculpture including Silenus and Maenad, Silenus Supported by Four Satyrs (reconstructed from numerous fragments but still missing two of the satyrs), the Head of Gaius Caesar (grandson, adopted son, and presumptive heir to Augustus Caesar; he died in Lycea at age 24 after being wounded in Armenia), and the Colossal Head of a Princess Antoine.

Silenus and Maenad

Silenus and Maenad

SOURCE:  Silenus and Maenad (Carthage, Tunis Governorate, Tunisia); photographed by Stephen J. Danko on 07 August 2011.

Silenus Supported by Four Satyrs

Silenus Supported by Four Satyrs

SOURCE:  Silenus Supported by Four Satyrs (Carthage, Tunis Governorate, Tunisia); photographed by Stephen J. Danko on 07 August 2011.

Head of Gaius Caesar

Head of Gaius Caesar

SOURCE:  Head of Gaius Caesar (Carthage, Tunis Governorate, Tunisia); photographed by Stephen J. Danko on 07 August 2011.

Colassal Head of a Princess Antoine

Colossal Head of a Princess Antoine

SOURCE:  Colossal Head of a Princess Antoine (Carthage, Tunis Governorate, Tunisia); photographed by Stephen J. Danko on 07 August 2011.

Copyright © 2011 by Stephen J. Danko

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