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Pottery: black-figured amphora. Designs black on red panels, with double honeysuckle along the top; accessories of white and purple.
(a) Quadriga to right, in which stands Ariadne, holding goad in right hand, reins in both; she has long hair, with a tress in front of the ear, ivy-wreath, long chiton and himation. Behind her is Hermes to right, bearded, with long tresses, petasos, chlamys, and endromides, caduceus in left hand. At the further side of the horses is Apollo Citharoedos to right, beardless, with long hair, laurel-wreath, long chiton, and himation, playing on the chelys with a plectrum. Underneath the horses is a hind to left, looking upwards to Apollo; in front of them is a youth in a chlamys advancing to right and looking back.
(a) Dionysiac group: In the centre is Dionysos to right, looking back, with long pointed beard and long tresses wreathed with ivy; he wears a long chiton and himation, and holds a cantharos in each hand, also two vine-branches with bunches of grapes. On the right, is a Maenad to left, with ivy-wreath, long tresses, long embroidered chiton, in right hand crotala; at her pear side is a Satyr, bearded, with long tresses, hands extended; both retreat in an attitude of surprise. On the left is a Maenad to right, with long hair, ivy-wreath, and long-sleeved chiton, playing on the crotala; behind her is a Satyr to right with hands extended.
On the bottom of the foot, incised characters.
- Production date
Height: 53.34 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- BM Cat. Vases
Gerhard A.V. 53.
For incised characters, see Old Catalogue. pl. B583.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
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