|Museum Collection||National Archaeological Museum of Taranto|
|Catalogue No.||Taranto 8264|
|Beazley Archive No.||N/A|
|Ware||Apulian Red Figure|
|Painter||Name vase of the Painter of the Birth of Dionysos|
|Date||ca 405 - 385 B.C.|
Detail of Apollo from a painting depicting the birth of Dionysus.
The god Apollo appears in his oracular guise, holding a staff of and crowned with a wreath of laurel. He stands behind the head of Zeus, presumably prophesying the destiny of the new-born god Dionysus.