Antinous Silvanus

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Antinous as Silvanus, pruning. (source)

This was discovered in Lanuvium, where a collegium was dedicated to Antinous and Diana. The artist is known to have been Antoninianus of Aphrodisias. The curved vineyard knife and scent-hound are common attributes of Silvanus.

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