Terracotta calyx-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water)
early 4th century B.C.
Overall: 14 7/16 x 13 9/16in. (36.7 x 34.4cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John van Benschoten Griggs, 1946
Obverse, woman seated between two men and two women
Reverse, woman between two men
The iconography here leaves unclear whether it belongs to the everyday world or the realm of Dionysos. The figure on the obverse suggests Ariadne.
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