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Kylix

Object Number:
MS3444
Current Location:
Etruscan Italy Gallery
Culture:
Etruscan
Faliscan
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Red Figure
Iconography:
Dionysos
Maenad
Woman
Youth
Description:
Etruscan Red figured kylix; Dionysos and a naked maenad. Both figures move to the right, embracing, their faces close. Dionysos at left, maenad at right. A long piece of drapery begins under Dionysos' right arm, extends across his chest to his left shoulder, falls down behind his back, behind his right thigh to knee level, then across behind the maenad and then up and over Dionysos' left wrist. At right a thyrsus and two plants. Key pattern and cross as the border of the tondo. A&B: woman, naked youth & youth. The outer two face in. The center figure faces left. Recmposed from many fragments; parts of rim and wall missing and restored in plaster.
Height:
9.5cm
Width:
36.5cm
Outside Diamater:
28.3cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)
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Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 235-236, no. 255; p. C6, pl. 26
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[Catalogue] White, Donald, et al. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 31, no. 46
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[Book] Beazley, J. D. 1947. Etruscan Vase-Painting. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 300
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