K12.18 DIONYSUS & ARIADNE
|Museum Collection||British Museum, London|
|Catalogue No.||London B168|
|Beazley Archive No.||310371|
|Painter||Attributed to Towry Whyte Painter or Nr: Group E|
|Date||ca 575 - 525 B.C.|
The bearded god Dionysus holds a drinking cup (krater) and fruiting grapevine. Beside him stands Ariadne holding their sons--perhaps Oeinopion "Full of WIne" and Staphylus "Bunch of Grapes." They are accompnaied by the god Hermes and a Satyr holding a frond of ivy.