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Object Number: MS5765
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Etruscan
Faliscan
Provenience: Italy
Date Made: 4th century BC
Early Date: -400
Late Date: -300
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Red Figure
Iconography:Dionysos
Maenad
Satyr
Athletics

Description

I, Dionysos with maenad & satyr. A, 2 athletes and youth. Dionysos, bearded, dressed in a thick garment with a panther-skin over it, head to left, walks in the middle with his feet far apart, supported by a bearded satyr on the right, and with his arm around the shoulder of a naked maenad on the left. He holds a branch of vine, which is also grasped by the maenad. The faces of both maenad and satyr are in three-quarter view to right. Ground line with egg pattern.


Bibliography:

[Book] Beazley, J. D. 1947. Etruscan Vase-Painting. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 300View Objects cited in this Publication

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