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Mixing bowl (column krater)

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Side A: Maenad, Dionysos, and satyr. Side B: Three youths in himations. Handles repaired and painted over. This late example of a column krater is typical of its generation in being not taller but more slender and with the neck more flaring. The foot is flared almost to echinus form but...

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By 1869: Thomas Gold Appleton Collection (according to Robinson, Catalogue, no. 489: purchased by him of Alessandro Castellani, 1869; from Ruvo); gift of Thomas Gold Appleton to MFA, 1876;

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Gold Appleton

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical Period, about 360–350 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 025.


50.6 cm (19 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World