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Pottery: black-figured cup. Under each handle are two vine-branches intertwined, spreading over the field each side, with bunches of grapes. Below the exterior designs, bands of dots, and rays alternately black and outlined.
Interior, in a medallion, with border of ivy: Gorgoneion, with curls, protruding tongue, and long tusks. Round the central design, a frieze with Dionysiac thiasos. Dionysos stands to right, bearded, with long hair, ivy-wreath, long white chiton and striped himation, in right hand vine-branches, in left a large kylix of archaic shape. Behind him is a Maenad to right, with long hair, fillet, long chiton with purple spots, and nebris. In front of him are: a Satyr, looking back, with right hand raised; a Maenad to left with long hair looped up under a fillet, long chiton with purple spots, and nebris, left hand raised; Satyr to left; Maenad to left, as last (chiton plain with purple diplotdion); Satyr to right looking back, with right hand raised; Maenad to right (as the second one); Satyr to right; all dancing. Confronting the last is Iacchos on an ithyphalhc mule, wearing a fillet and short chiton with purple spots. Behind the mule are a Satyr to left, with face turned to the front, and a Maenad to left (as the first one); next, a Satyr to left looking back, with left hand raised, and two pairs of Maenads and Satyrs dancing, the former to right with hair looped up under a fillet, long chiton with purple diploidion, and nebris, their hands raised, the Satyrs to right looking back at them. Between the figures are vine-branches.
Exterior: (a) Dionysos to right, bearded, with long hair, ivy-wreath, long white chiton and striped himation, in right hand a keras; before him is a Satyr looking back at him, with right hand raised. On either side, large eyes, the pupils black with rings of purple and white, the ground left red with black outlines.
(b) Similar design; the Satyr stands facing Dionysos, who has a kylix in left hand.
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Diameter: 34.29 centimetres
Height: 12.70 centimetres
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- Greek and Roman
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