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Silenus, the rustic god | Greek vase, Sicilian red figure lekythos

T50.1 SEILENOS

Museum Collection: The J Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, California, USA
Catalogue Number: Malibu 86.AE.399
Beazley Archive Number: N/A
Ware: Sicilian Red Figure
Shape: Lekythos (fragment)
Painter: Attributed to the Lentini Group
Date: ca 350 - 325 BC
Period: Late Classical / Early Hellenistic

SUMMARY

A flute-playing Seilen relaxes on a wine-skin. He is depicted as plump, hairy, balding little man with an ass's tail and ears.

ARTICLESSeilenos

 
 
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