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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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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.


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World