University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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
Height: 5.8cm
Width: 5.7cm
Outside Diameter:5.7cm
Credit Line:Gift of Miss Alice M. Freeman, 1917

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Luce, Stephen B. 1917. A Greek Jointed Doll. The Museum Journal. 8 (3): 186-187. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.187View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. 226View Objects cited in this Publication

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