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Object Number: 50-1-79
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Attic
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Attica
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Figure
Iconography:Dionysos
Folding Stool
Nymph
Grape Vine
Furniture
Height: 14.8cm
Outside Diameter:6.5cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. R. Hare Davis, 1950

Description

Black figured lekythos. Intact, save for chips on foot. On shoulder palmette center, between two lotus blossoms; center of palmette dotted with red. On body, front: Dionysus seated on a folding stool; right: to each side a draped nymph, dancing (?). In the field grape tendrils and clusters. Added red for beard of Dionysus and touched on drapery of all three figures.


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