From: Greece | Attica | Athens

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS5468
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Attic
Provenience Greece | Attica | Athens
Manufacture Location Attica
Date Made 5th century BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Red Figure
Iconography Eros | Maenad | Thyrsus | Dionysos | Sceptre | Youth

Small skyphos, Corinthian type. A) l. to r., youth standing, frontal pose, wearing long cloak, facing right; naked youth, with sceptre, seated (Dionysos?), facing left. B) l. to r., Eros flying toward right; maenad standing facing left, thyrsus in right hand. Originally intact; broken and mended; bit of handle missing. Extremely delicate fabric.

Height 5.8 cm
Width 5.7 cm
Outside Diameter 5.7 cm
Credit Line Gift of Miss Alice M. Freeman, 1917

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