- Museum number
Red figured pottery column krater.
Designs red on black panels, with white accessories and borders of maeander below. On the tops of the handles, palmettes; round the lip, above, wave-pattern; underneath, ivy-wreath. On the neck, panels with ivy.
(a) On the right is a Maenad, to left, holding out a wreath in right hand to a youth who retreats to left, looking back; he is nude, with fillet, and chlamys over left arm; in right hand a branch, in left he holds out a phiale ornamented with dots, containing fruit. The Maenad has a thyrsos in left hand with white taenia attached; her hair is gathered in a bunch behind, and she wears a radiated open cap, earrings, necklace, bracelets, and long girt chiton with apoptygma. Between them is a branch; above, a bunch of grapes and a rosette.
(b) Two ephebi confronted, wrapped in himatia, with sandals; the one on the right has a staff. Between them is a tendril; above, a pair of halteres.
- Production date
Diameter: 31.90 centimetres
Height: 43.75 centimetres
- On display (G1/wp49/sh1)
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number