Roman mount of Faunus

Photo: Sussex Archaeological Society CC By SA2.0
Object type: Mount
Period: Roman
Primary material: Copper alloy
Date found: 16/02/2023
Location: Chichester, West Sussex


A mount in the form of the head of Faunus, the Roman equivalent of the Greek god Pan. He was mainly a rural deity and was associated with Bacchus, god of wine. Mounts of Faunus are often found on drinking vessels. It is a Find of Note.