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Dionysus, the effeminate god, with panther | Greek vase, Athenian red figure hydria-kalpis

K12.1 DIONYSOS

Museum Collection: Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Catalogue Number: Harvard 1960.347
Beazley Archive Number: 217539
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Hydria-kalpis
Painter: Attributed to the Class of Brussels A3099
Date: ca 410 - 400 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of Dionysos from a painting depicting the god and his retinue. He is shown here as a pretty youth with long wavy hair. He holds his thyrsos (pine-cone tipped staff) in one hand, and beside him llies a baby panther.

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