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Terracotta bell-krater (mixing bowl)

Attributed to Python

Not on view

Obverse, Dionysos and maenad in cart drawn by Papposilenos. Reverse, two youths

The phlyax scene shows a youthful Dionysos, god of wine, and a flute-playing companion riding a wheeled couch. The draught is provided by an old silenos wearing a fleecy costume under a fawn skin. The inscription above his head reads "Hubris." The drawing and polychromy, at once fluent and disciplined, represent Python at his best.

Terracotta bell-krater (mixing bowl), Attributed to Python, Terracotta, Greek, South Italian, Paestan

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