Attic black-figure lekythos showing Dionysos with satyr and maenad - ROM2018_16738_1

ROM2018_16738_1

Attic black-figure lekythos showing Dionysos with satyr and maenad

Maker: Attributed to the Class of Athens 581
Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted with incised detail
Geography: Made in Athens, Greece; findspot unknown
Date: about 500 BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
Dimensions:
19.9 x 9.2 cm
Object number: 916.3.16
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Louisa C. Janes
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DescriptionA bearded Dionysos wearing a wreath and holding a drinking horn (rhyton) is seated facing to the right. In front of him is a dancing satyr, and behind him is a dancing maenad. There is a graffito trademark on the shoulder to the right of the handle. This lekythos was attributed to the painters of the Class of Athens 581 by Beazley.
Collection:
Greek World
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