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Two fragments of a terracotta column-krater

Attributed to Lydos
Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
H.:a.12 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. (31.1 x 14 cm) H.:b.7 x 2 1/2 in. (17.8 x 6.4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan P. Rosen, 1996
Accession Number:
1996.56a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 155
One side, Hephaistos on a donkey accompanied by satyrs and maenads
Under one handle, satyrs filling a krater, satyrs and maenads
Under the opposite handle, satyr filling a vase at a volute-krater, maenad with wineskin
Below, Herakles driving the cattle of Geryon
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1996. "One Hundred Twenty-sixth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 1995 through June 30, 1996." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 126: p. 17.

Lawall, Mark. 2001. "Notes from the Tins: Research in the Stoa of Attalos, Summer 1999." Hesperia, 70(2): p. 171 n. 42.

Hedreen, Guy Michael. 2016. The Image of the Artist in Archaic and Classical Greece: Art, Poetry, and Subjectivity. pp. 212–17, figs. 37–39, pl. XVI, New York: Cambridge University Press.

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