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Pottery: red-figured bell-krater.
Designs red on black ground; much worn away. Above the designs, laurel-wreath; below, maeander and chequer; round the ends of the handles, egg-moulding; below them, palmettes.
(a) Dionysiac thiasos: On the left is a Maenad to left, with hair in a knot, long bordered chiton, and fawn-skin over left arm, holding up a tympanon in right hand; behind her, a cluster of grapes. Next are a Satyr to right, playing the double flutes, and a Maenad to right, with hair in a bunch at the back, and long girt chiton with radiated border; she holds up a tympanon in left hand. Facing her is a Satyr, partly bald, with thyrsos in left hand, right extended to the Maenad; below him, an embroidered taenia. On the right is a Maenad moving to right, with hair in a bunch, chiton as the last, and fawn-skin on left arm; left hand raised, in right a thyrsos.
(b) In the centre is Nike to right, with hair knotted up and long chiton, extending both hands to an ephebos in a himation; behind her is a similar ephebos to right, with right hand extended; above hangs a ball.
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Diameter: 34.25 centimetres
Height: 32.35 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- BM Cat. Vases
D'Hancarville, iv. pl. 107; Inghirami, Vasi Fitt. iv. pl. 340; Knapp, Nike in d. Vasenmalerei, p. 63.
A similar scene to side b is on the reverse of Vase F72.
- On display (G20a/dc7)
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- Greek and Roman
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