T61.1 ARTEMIS & MARSYAS
|Museum Collection||Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York|
|Catalogue No.||New York 12.235.4|
|Beazley Archive No.||N/A|
|Ware||Lucanian Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the Palermo Painter|
|Date||ca. 420 – 400 B.C.|
Detail of Artemis and Marsyas from a painting depicting the satyr's contest with the god Apollo. Marsyas holds a skinning-knife and rests his elbow on a pillar inscribed with his name. He has the usual features of a satyr--pug nose and assine ears and tail. The goddess holds a pair of hunting spears and wears her hair tied back with ribbons in a ponytail.