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Dionysus driving bull, panther & griffin chariot | Greek vase, Athenian red figure pelike

K12.8 THE CHARIOT OF DIONYSOS

Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Catalogue Number: Louvre NMB 1036
Beazley Archive Number: 230398
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Pelike
Painter: Attributed to the Pasithea Painter
Date: ca 400 - 390 BC
Period: Late Classical

SUMMARY

Dionysos drives a chariot drawn by three beasts: a panther, bull and Gryps (griffin). The god is crowned with a wreath of ivy leaves and holds a thyrsos (pine-cone tipped staff) in one hand.

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

ARTICLESDionysos, Grypes

 
 
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