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K12.2B THE PROCESSION OF DIONYSUS

Procession of Dionysus | Paestan red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Musée du Louvre, Paris
Catalogue No. Louvre K240
Beazley Archive No. N/A
Ware Paestan Red Figure
Shape -
Painter Name vase of the Painter of Louvre K240
Date ca 370 - 360 B.C.
Period Late Classical

DESCRIPTION

Dionysus rides a panther and is crowned with and holds a wreath of ivy. He is accompanied by a castanet-playing Silen, a flute-playing Maenad and a Satyriscus (boy Satyr). Dionysus and Silenus both carry human heads or tragedy-masks hung on sticks.

ARTICLES

Dionysus, Silenus, Satyrs

OTHER IMAGES

Thumbnail Dionysus

K12.2 Dionysus