Terracotta bell-krater (mixing bowl)
- early 4th century B.C.
- Etruscan, Faliscan
- Terracotta; red-figure
- H. 16 3/8 in. (41.6 cm)
diameter 19 7/16 in. (49.4 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Purchase by subscription, 1896
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Obverse, Dionysos with satyrs and maenads
Reverse, maenad between Pan and satyr
As early Lucanian vases show the effect of Athenian vase-painting on South Italian artists, so this complex and carefully executed work reflects an early stage of Athenian influence in Etruria.