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Pottery: black-figured amphora. Designs in black on red panels, with double honeysuckle pattern above; accessories of white and purple.
(a): Quadriga to right, into which Athene is stepping; she has long tresses, high-crested helmet with cheek-pieces and fillet, long embroidered chiton and striped himation, goad in right hand, reins in both. In advance of her is Dionysos to right, looking to left, bearded, with long hair, ivy-wreath, long embroidered chiton and striped himation, in left hand a keras. Before him and at further side of horses is Apollo Citharoedos to right, beardless, with long hair, fillet, long embroidered chiton and striped himation, playing on the chelys, and confronted with him is Artemis in long chiton and himation, both embroidered, her head hidden. At the horses' heads is Aphrodite to right, with long hair, fillet, long embroidered chiton and striped himation, and before her is Hermes, departing and looking back at her, bearded, with long hair, fillet, striped chlamys, petasos, endromides, and caduceus.
(b) In the centre Dionysos to right, with long beard and hair, ivy-wreath, long chiton and himation, both embroidered, in right hand vine-branches, in left a cantharos. Facing him is Ariadne, with long tresses, fillet, long embroidered chiton with diploidion, and hands extended. On the left, a Maenad, and behind her a Satyr, to right; on the right, a Satyr to right, looking back, and a Maenad to left, with right hand raised; the Maenads have long tresses, ivy-wreaths, and long striped chitons, tied at the waist.
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Height: 60.96 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- BM Cat. Vases
Overbeck, Kunstmyth. (Apollo), p. 51.
For the subject of side A, cf. a black-figured hydria in the Museum of Practical Geology.
- Not on display
- Repaired and restored.
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- Greek and Roman
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