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Light-Make Class. Yellowish white slip. Side A: Two Maenads dancing; to their right, Dionysos, seated to right. Extensively patched, restored and painted over. Side B: A satyr holding a goat by the horns and beard. In the background a vine tree.

Provenance

Lent by W. S. Bigelow, 1877. Made a gift Jan. 2, 1913.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Greek, Archaic Period, about 500 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 1, pl. 52.

Dimensions

18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.79

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels