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Pottery: red-figured bell-krater.
Designs red on black ground, with white accessories. Above the design, laurel-wreath; below, maeander and chequer; round the ends of the handles, egg-moulding; below, palmettes.
(a) In the centre is a Satyr seated to right on a rectangular base on which is a wave-moulding; he wears an ivy-wreath, and plays the double flute. Behind him is a Maenad to right, with long hair tied in a club, radiated fillet, earrings, necklace, bracelets, and long chiton with diploidion, holding up a basket of grapes, from which hangs a white taenia. Facing the Satyr is another Maenad with hair gathered in a knot, radiated fillet, earrings, necklace, bracelets, long bordered chiton and diploidion, holding up a tympanon in both hands, from which hangs a white taenia. Behind her is a Satyr turned to the front with face to left, wearing an ivy-wreath, in right hand a torch.
(b) In the centre is an athlete to right, nude and beardless, with left hand extended; facing him, a paidotribes, bearded, with himation over left shoulder and staff. On the left is an ephebos turning away, looking back, with himation over left shoulder.
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Diameter: 33.02 centimetres
Height: 31.75 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- BM Cat. Vases
Tischbein, Vases d’Hamilton, ii. pl. 50; Inghirami, Vasi Fitt. iv. 339.
- On display (G20a/dc8)
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- Greek and Roman
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