University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS5468
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Attic
Provenience: Greece
Attica
Athens
Manufacture Location: Attica
Date Made: 5th century BC
Early Date: -499
Late Date: 5th century BC
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Red Figure
Iconography:Eros
Maenad
Thyrsus
Dionysos
Sceptre
Youth
Height: 5.8 cm
Width: 5.7 cm
Outside Diameter:5.7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Miss Alice M. Freeman, 1917

Description

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Luce, Stephen B. 1917. "A Greek Jointed Doll". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum. Vol. 8. no. 3. pg. 186-187 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p.187View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1971. Paralipomena: Additions to Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters and Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters (Second Edition).. Oxford. Clarendon Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 226View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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