K12.15 THE TYRRHENIAN PIRATES
Museum Collection: Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, USA
Catalogue Number: Toledo 1982.134
Beazley Archive Number: N/A
Ware: Etruscan Black Figure
Painter: Attributed to the Micali Painter
Date: ca 510 - 500 BC
The Tyrrhenian pirates leap into the sea, transformed by the god Dionysos into dolphins. The men are shown in the process of transformation with combined man and dolphin parts.
ARTICLESThis image is a montage of several photos of the vase.