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Object Number:
MS5468
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Attic
Provenience:
Greece
Attica
Athens
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Date Made:
5th century BC
Early Date:
-499
Late Date:
-400
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Red Figure
Iconography:
Eros
Maenad
Thyrsus
Dionysos
Sceptre
Youth
Description:
Small skyphos, Corinthian type. A) l. to r., youth standing, frontal pose, wearing long cloak, facing right; naked youth, with sceptre, seated (Dionysos?), facing left. B) l. to r., Eros flying toward right; maenad standing facing left, thyrsus in right hand. Originally intact; broken and mended; bit of handle missing. Extremely delicate fabric.
Height:
5.8cm
Width:
5.7cm
Outside Diamater:
5.7cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Alice M. Freeman

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989)
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Bibliography:

[Article] Luce, Stephen B. 1917. "A Greek Jointed Doll". The Museum Journal. 8 (3): 186-187. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.187
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[Book] Beazley, John D. 1971. Paralipomena: Additions to Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters and Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters (Second Edition). : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 226
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