T63.1 NYSIAD NYMPH
|Museum Collection||National Archaeological Museum of Taranto|
|Catalogue No.||Taranto 8264|
|Beazley Archive No.||N/A|
|Ware||Apulian Red Figure|
|Painter||Name vase of the Painter of the Birth of Dionysos|
|Date||ca. 405 - 385 B.C.|
Detail of a Nysiad nymph from a painting depicting the birth of the god Dionysus.
The Nysiad nymph and her two sisters are about to receive the infant Dionysus into their care. She reclines on the ground beside the god Hermes.