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Pottery: black-figured psykter (wine-cooler). Accessories sparingly used. Design in a frieze round the body.
Eight figures dancing, all but two to right, nude and bearded, with ivy-wreaths, the first two and fifth with embroidered drapery round the loins, the rest have embroidered chlamydes over their shoulders. The first plays the double flute, the next has an ivy-branch in right hand, and a lyre in the left, to which is tied a dog standing to right looking back; the next is as the last, to left, looking back; the next holds a kylix (of early shape) in right hand, both arms being raised; the next is as the second; the next has in his left hand an ivy-branch and keras (animal horn), and stands to left; behind him a branch. The next holds a lyre, and the last is looking back, waving an ivy-branch in his left hand; before him a branch.
- Made in: Attica
- Excavated/Findspot: Vulci
- (Europe,Italy,Lazio,Viterbo (province),Vulci)
- Height: 22.86 centimetres
BM Cat. Vases
For the shape, cf. BM Vases Ε784, E785, and Petersburg Cat. 1670 (Klein, Euphronios1, p, 104).
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA9782
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