Water spurts out of the mouth of a Silenus, or satyr, a
mythological follower of Dionysius.The remains of a pipe still
exist on the back side - running water poured into the
out-stretched tongue of the mythological figure and gushed out into
As the find was located near the baths, the fountain could have been part of the thermal complex, or a well similar to that at the beneficiarius station in Obernburg.
Bronze fountain; height 20.5cm; Inv.Nr. 66/64.
Bavarian State Conservation Office – Landesstelle für die nichtstaatlichen Museen & Bavarian State Archaeological Collection with the support of the Bayerische Sparkassenstiftung