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Marriage to Ariadne
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This photo of one of the panels depicts the marriage of Dionysus to Ariadne.  Dionysus is reclining on the left, being crowned by a small Eros.  To his left is a satyr holding a torch.  Ariadne is seated holding a basket of fruit.  On the right are two satyrs carrying grapes and wine.

Drinking wine and drunkenness are associated with the god Dionysus.

For another general view of the Dionysus, mosaic Click Here.