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Pottery: fragment of clay mould for Arretine bowl.
Two Seileni dancing on either side of a krater of calyx-form with body fluted below, on a high fluted stem and base; the Seilenos on the right dances with knees bent holding a bowl in right hand; the other holds something in right hand on hip and a bowl in left. They appear to have filled, or to be about to fill, their bowls from the krater. On the right are part of a thyrsos and the tail of a fawn-skin; on the left, part of another Seilenos to left. Above, bead- moulding and egg-pattern.
- Made in: Arezzo
- (Europe,Italy,Tuscany,Arezzo (province),Arezzo (town))
- Height: 8.4 centimetres (max)
- Width: 15 centimetres (max)
The faces and hair are rendered with the minuteness of an engraved gem.
Not on display
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA54862
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