Black-figured dinos (wine-bowl) and stand, incorporating the fragments 1978.6-6.1 and 2, and 1978.6-7.1 to 3. It shows the Wedding of Peleus and Thetis, above friezes of real and imaginary animals. Peleus receives the wedding guests at his house; among them Dionysos, Hebe, and the centaur Cheiron. Between the columns of Peleus' house is the artist's signature

The Sophilos Dinos

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