Attic black-figure amphora showing a Maenad riding a mule - ROM2018_16779_7

ROM2018_16779_7

Attic black-figure amphora showing a Maenad riding a mule

Maker: Attributed to the Painter of Toronto 316
Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted with incised detail
Geography: Made in Athens, Greece; findspot unknown
Date: about 500-475 BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
Dimensions:
18.3 x 10.5 cm
Object number: 923.13.31
Credit Line: Gift of the Members of the Royal Ontario Museum
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
DescriptionOn both sides of this small neck-amphora is a female Maenad, with white skin, riding a mule. In the background are sprays of vine stems. Beazley identified this as the name-vase of the Painter of Toronto 316.
Collection:
Greek World
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