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Object Number: MS5692
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Attic
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Attica
Period: Archaic Greek Period
Date Made: 525-475 BC
Early Date: -525
Late Date: -475
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Figure
Iconography:Dionysos
Maenad
Grafitto
Height: 19.5cm
Outside Diameter:13cm
Credit Line:Gift of Nina C. Lea, 1921

Description

Oinochoe shape I. Intact. Fully black glazed except for underside of foot and the panel on front (opposite the handle). In panel is a seated Dionysos, facing left, mantle around legs and lower torso and drawn up over his proper left shoulder. On either side of him is a standing female figure, no doubt a maenad, facing inward. Vines around and above the 3 figures. Tongue pattern above; at sides two vertical lines of dots bordered by vertical lines of dots bordered by vertical lines. On base two Etruscan graffiti.


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