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Nysiad Nymph, nurse of Dionysus | Greek vase, Apulian red figure krater

 

T63.1 THE NYSIADES

Museum Collection: Museo Nazionale Archeologico di Taranto, Taranto, Italy
Catalogue Number: Taranto 8264
Beazley Archive Number: N/A
Ware: Apulian Red Figure
Shape: Krater, volute
Painter: Name vase of the Painter of the Birth of Dionysos
Date: ca 405 - 385 BC
Period: Late Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of a reclining Nysias Nymphe from a painting depicting the birth of Dionysos. She and her sisters are about to receive the new born infant Dionysos into their foster care.

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