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Object Number:
L-64-228
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Etruscan
Faliscan
Provenience:
Italy
Lucania
Manufacture Location:
Etruria
Date Made:
399-300 BC
Early Date:
-399
Late Date:
-300
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Red Figure
Iconography:
Woman
Man
Satyr
Maenad
Dionysos
Drinking Horn
Phiale
Description:
A) Dionysos and seated maenad (or Ariadne?) Dionysos, at right, advances toward seated female at left. He is nude save for boots, calf-length, and for a garment draped over his left forearm, behind his back and down between his legs. A fillet binds his hair. A thyrsus leans diagonally against his right shoulder. A goose on the ground in front of him. The seated woman has no visible support. She is nude to the waist. Her lower body and legs are covered with a richly embroidered garment. Her body is directed to the left but her head looks back toward Dionysos. She holds a tympanum (?) in her right hand. Over her left arm is a thyrsus with a grape cluster. B) Satyr and maenad. Satyr at left advances towrd standing maenad at right. Satyr holds drinking horn is left hand. Maenad holds out phiale toward him.
Credit Line:
Loaned by the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Other Number:
02-880   -   Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

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