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Fragment of a terracotta column-krater, joins 1997.388a-eee

Attributed to Lydos
ca. 560–540 B.C.
Greek, Attic
Terracotta; black-figure
4 1/4 x 4 1/2in. (10.8 x 11.4cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Dietrich von Bothmer, 1997
Accession Number:
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
Princeton University Art Museum. 1990. Record of the Art Museum, Princeton University, 49:

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1998. "One Hundred Twenty-eighth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1998." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 128: p. 16.

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

Clark, Andrew. 2009. "Some Practical Aspects of Attic Black-figured Olpai and Oinochoai." Shapes and Uses of Greek Vases (7th - 4th centuries B.C.): Proceedings of the Symposium held at the Université libre de Bruxelles 27-29 April 2006, Athéna Tsingarida, ed. pp. 90-1, 104, fig. 3, Bruxelles: Centre de Recherches en Archéologie et Patrimoine.

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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