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T50.1 SILENUS

Silenus | Sicilian red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu
Catalogue No. Malibu 86.AE.399
Beazley Archive No. N/A
Ware Sicilian Red Figure
Shape Lekythos, Fragment
Painter Attributed to the Lentini Group
Date ca 350 - 325 B.C.
Period Late Classical / Early Hellenistic

DESCRIPTION

A Silen sitting on a large wine-skin plays a double-flute. He is depicted as plump, hairy, little man with a balding pate and the ears and tail of an ass.

ARTICLES

Silenus