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T50.2 SILENUS

Silenus | South Italian red figure vase painting
DETAILS
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Beazley Archive No. N/A
Ware South Italian Red Figure
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Period Late Classical / Early Hellenistic

DESCRIPTION

An elderly Silen sits on a rock holding a shepherd's crock (or thyrsus) in one hand and a string of beads(?) in the other. He is depicted as a plump, hairy, old man with a balding pate and the pointed ears of an ass.

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Silenus