Terracotta column-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water)
- Attributed to the Pig Painter
- ca. 475–465 B.C.
- Greek, Attic
- Terracotta; red-figure
- H. 17 in. (43.2 cm)
diameter 13 11/16 in. (34.7 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1906
- Accession Number:
Obverse, satyr pursing maenad
Reverse, satyr with keras (drinking horn)
By the second quarter of the fifth century, the column-krater was quite an old-fashioned shape, yet it found favor with the Pig Painter and his Mannerist colleagues. Note the survival of black-figure ornament on the front of the neck.