Pottery sherd; dark red ware, unglazed.
Relief attached separately (applique): lower part of Maenad dancing to right, wearing long floating chiton with apoptygma, and himation over arms.
- Excavated/Findspot: Mytilene
- (Europe,Greece,Eastern Sporades,Lesbos (region),Lesbos,Mytilene)
- Height: 3.7 centimetres (max)
- Width: 3 centimetres (max)
The Maenad is derived from one of the ‘Neo-Attic’ reliefs (see Hauser, Neuattische Reliefs, pl. 2).
Not on display
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Object reference number: GAA54693
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