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K12.4 SATYR, DIONYSUS & MAENAD

Satyr, Dionysus & Maenad | Attic red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge
Catalogue No. Harvard 1960.343
Beazley Archive No. 213539
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Krater, Bell
Painter Attributed to the Curti Painter
Date ca 440 - 430 B.C.
Period Classical

DESCRIPTION

Side A: The bearded god Dionysus is crowned with a wreath of ivy and holds a drinking cup (krater) in one hand and a double-headed thyrsos (pine-cone tipped staff) in the other. He is accompanied by a Satyr playing a double-flute and Maenad beating a tambourine or cymbal.
Side B: The death of Orpheus (not shown).

This image is a montage of several photos of the vase.

ARTICLES

Dionysus, Satyrs