Marble statue of a sleeping Maenad, from Athens.
Time of the emperor Hadrian (AD 117-138).
Statue of a sleeping Maenad, made of pentelic marble. It was found to the south of the Athenian Acropolis. The statue presumably adorned a luxury residence. The Maenad is asleep, lying on a panther skin spread on a rocky surface. The type is known as the reclining Hermaphrodite. The work expresses the Classicising trend of an Attic workshop.
Length 1,36 m.