Calyx Krater


Location: On Display in the Greece Gallery

From: Greece | Attica | Athens

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 91-26-158
Current Location Greece Gallery - On Display
Culture Attic
Provenience Greece | Attica | Athens
Manufacture Location Attica
Period Classical Greek Period
Date Made 370-320 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Red Figure
Iconography Satyr | Maenad | Doric Column

Calyx krater: tall base; short stem; inverted bell shaped bowl with out-turned rim; inward curving U shaped handle set low on body. Obv Satyr chasing maenad with tambourine; both hold thyrsus; Doric column behind satyr. Rev: 2 draped males with Doric column between. Above each handle is a Doric column. Leaf pattern on underside of rim.

Height 25.7 cm
Outside Diameter 21.3 cm
Credit Line Gift of Margaret Wasserman Levy, 1991
Other Number 291 - Other Number

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