Fragment of a terracotta kylix (drinking cup)
- Attributed to Douris
- ca. 475 B.C.
- Greek, Attic
- Terracotta; red-figure
- Overall: 2 3/8 x 3 3/16in. (6 x 8.1cm)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1922
- Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Interior, upper body of a satyr holding a lyre
Reverse, legs of three figures
While satyrs often display uncivilized behavior, this individual sits wrapt as he plays the lyre. He is, indeed, far more Apollonian than Dionysiac.