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Dionysus, Ariadne & their children | Greek vase, Athenian bilingual amphora K12.18 DIONYSOS, ARIADNE, HERMES, SATYR

Museum Collection: British Museum, London, UK
Catalogue No.: London B168
Beazley Archive No.: 310371
Ware: Attic Bilingual
Shape: Amphora B
Painter: Attributed to Towry Whyte Painter or Nr: Group E
Date: ca 575 - 525 BC
Period: Archaic

ARTICLES

Dionysos, Ariadne, Hermes, Satyroi

 

SUMMARY

Dionysos stands beside his wife Ariadne who is holding two of their sons, probably Oinopion "Full of WIne" and Staphylos "Bunch of Grapes." They are attended by the god Hermes and a Satyros. Dionysos holds a drinking horn and a fruiting vine. The Satyros has a strand of ivy.

 
 
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