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Artemis & Marsyas | Greek vase, Lucanian red figure skyphos

T61.1 MARSYAS & ARTEMIS

Museum Collection:  Metropolitan Museum, New York City, USA
Catalogue Number: TBA
Beazley Archive Number: N/A
Ware: Lucanian Red Figure
Shape: Skyphos (fragment)
Painter: --
Date: ca 400 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of Artemis and Marsyas from a painting depicting the satyr's contest with the god Apollon. Marsyas holds a skinning knife, and rests his elbow on a pillar inscribed with his name. He has the usual features of a satyr: horse-tail, horse-ears and snub nose. Artemis holds a pair of hunting spears and wears her hair tied back with ribbons in a ponytail.

ARTICLESMarsyas, Artemis

 
 
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