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Dionysus with musical Satyr & Maenad | Greek vase, Athenian red figure krater

K12.4 DIONYSOS & HIS RETINUE

Museum Collection: Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Catalogue Number: Harvard 1960.343
Beazley Archive Number: 213539
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Krater, bell
Painter: Attributed to the Curti Painter
Date: ca 440 - 430 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Side A: Dionysos stands attended by a Satyros and Mainas. The god is bearded, and crowned with a wreath of ivy. He holds a drinking cup in one hand and a double-thyrsos (pine-cone tipped staff) in the other. The Mainas beats a tambourine and the Satyros plays a flute.
Side B: Death of Orpheus (not shown)

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

ARTICLESDionysos, Satyroi

 
 
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