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Mixing bowl (column-krater) with maenad and Dionysos

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A: A maenad, with a torch in her right hand and a large basket containing a white cake and sprigs in the left hand, is walking to the left, looking back. She wears a chiton and kekryphalos and has a cloak over her right arm. Her jewelry consists of a bracelet, necklace, and earrings, all in...

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1960: Source Unknown; accessioned by MFA in 1960

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical Period, about 340–235 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 058.


Height: 42 cm (16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World