Location: On Display in the Etruscan Italy Gallery

From: Italy | Etruria | Orvieto

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS3438
Current Location Etruscan Italy Gallery - On Display
Culture Attic
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Orvieto
Manufacture Location Attica
Date Made ca. 540-500 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Black Figure | Attic
Iconography Ariadne | Dionysos | Satyr | Maenad | Dance

Bowl of Nicosthenic pyxis. Minor fragments of all elements missing. Fully glazed except for underside, resting surface and edge of foot, and reserved, figured zone on upper wall. Dance of numerous satyrs and maenads converging on a pair: Dionysos & Ariadne? a bearded male figure, fully clothed, approaching a female figure who is pulling aside her mantle.

Height 15.5 cm
Outside Diameter 17.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898

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