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Side A: Dionysos and two maenads in combat with a giant. Side B: A satyr in a chariot drawn by two other satyrs. [Label text] Dionysus, god of wine, can be seen on this vase fighting a Giant with the assistance of two maenads, female followers of Dionysus. The Olympian gods fought the...

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Provenance

By 1900: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Athens: from near the present cemetery); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, February 1900

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Early Classical Period, about 460 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 106.

Dimensions

Height: 38 cm (14 15/16 in.); diameter: 32 cm (12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.342

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels