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T60.13 SATYR & MAENAD

Satyr & Maenad | Attic red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Staatliche Antikensammlungen, Munich
Catalogue No. Munich 2344
Beazley Archive No. 201659
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Amphora, Pointed
Painter Attributed to the Kelophrades Painter
Date ca 500 - 490 B.C.
Period Late Archaic

DESCRIPTION

Detail of a Satyr and Maenad from a painting depicting the retinue of the god Dionysus. The Satyr wears a panther-skin cape and plays a double-flute. He has usual features of his kind--a pug nose, horse's ears and tail, and erect member. The Maenad holds a thyrsus (pine-cone tipped staff) and throws back her had in an orgiastic dance.

This image is a montage of two photos of the vase.

ARTICLES

Satyrs