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Seán Hemingway, curator, Department of Greek and Roman Art, discusses early twentieth-century reproductions of works from Sir Arthur Evans's historic excavations of Minoan Crete and Heinrich Schliemann's Mycenaean Greece.
This lecture was recorded on September 9, 2011, in conjunction with the exhibition Historic Images of the Greek Bronze Age: The Reproductions of E. Gilliéron & Son, on view May 17, 2011, through June 17, 2012.
Eros, God of Love
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Fragment of a terracotta bell-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water)
Terracotta calyx-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water)
Terracotta sherd from a loutrophoros
Fragmentary terracotta loutrophoros (ceremonial vase for water)
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 156
Obverse, Dionysos, the god of wine, on donkey with two satyrs (his male followers)Reverse, two maenads (female followers of Dionysos) and young satyr
von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1957. "Greek Vases from the Hearst Collection." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 15(7): pp. 166, 178.
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