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Accession_Number 85.3.1
adlib_title Attic red figure column krater
Shape Column krater
Shape_description High, vertical sided neck joins sharply at shoulder with bulbous body; two-stepped base, bottom step rounded; concave base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/4
Decoration All around the neck (except where the handles would have been attached) is a band of chained together, inverted teardrop shapes and dots within two black lines. Main decoration on body consists of two bordered figural scenes; Side A: Dionysus on donkey led by boy; Side B: Hephaistos (Dionysos, according to Mannack) on donkey led by boy. Both scenes are bordered by two lines of vertical dots between three vertical black lines at the sides, and a series of alternating thick and thin vertical black lines above. At the bottom of the body is a band of upward pointing rays.
Inscriptions
Condition 30+ fragments rejoined, but missing at least 7 more. Most of neck and mouth missing, as are both handles. Surface decoration worn, especially on side B.
Technique/Style Red figure
Provenance
Period High Classical
Date 450-425
Dating_details
Artist Painter of Tarquinia 707
Attribution Beazley ('near'): ARV2 1112.1; Mannack ('manner of'): Mannack 2001, 146, cat. t.1
Image
2007.01.0093.jpg
2007.01.0093.jpg
Side view of a column krater, showing Dionysus / Hephaistos on a donkey led by a boy.
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2007.01.0094.jpg
2007.01.0094.jpg
Side view of a column krater, showing Dionysus / Hephaistos on a donkey led by a boy.
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2007.01.0095.jpg
2007.01.0095.jpg
Side view of a column krater, showing a donkey led by a boy.
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2007.01.0096.jpg
2007.01.0096.jpg
Side view of a column krater, showing Dionysus / Hephaistos on a donkey led by a boy.
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2007.01.0097.jpg
2007.01.0097.jpg
Side view of a column krater, showing Dionysus / Hephaistos on a donkey led by a boy.
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2007.01.0098.jpg
2007.01.0098.jpg
Side view of a column krater, showing Dionysus / Hephaistos on a donkey led by a boy.
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2007.01.0099.jpg
2007.01.0099.jpg
Top view of Attic column krater fragments.
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2008.98.0480.jpg
2008.98.0480.jpg
Oblique view, from above, of an Attic red-figure column krater, showing Dionysos on a donkey, led by a boy satyr.
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2008.98.0481.jpg
2008.98.0481.jpg
Profile view of the front of an Attic red-figure column krater, showing Dionysos on a donkey, led by a boy satyr.
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2008.98.0482.jpg
2008.98.0482.jpg
Detail view of the front of an Attic red-figure column krater, showing Dionysos on a donkey, led by a boy satyr.
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2008.98.0483.jpg
2008.98.0483.jpg
Profile view of the side of an Attic red-figure column krater, showing the attachment points for the handles (now missing).
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2008.98.0484.jpg
2008.98.0484.jpg
Profile view of the back of an Attic red-figure column krater, showing Hephaistos on a donkey, led by a boy satyr.
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2008.98.0485.jpg
2008.98.0485.jpg
Detail view of the back of an Attic red-figure column krater, showing Hephaistos on a donkey, led by a boy satyr.
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2008.98.0486.jpg
2008.98.0486.jpg
Profile view of the side of an Attic red-figure column krater.
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2008.98.0487.jpg
2008.98.0487.jpg
Bottom view of an Attic red-figured column krater, showing the reserved underside.
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Comparanda
Bibliography ARV2 1112.1; Add2 330; T. Mannack, The Late Mannerists in Athenian Vase-painting (Oxford 2001) 76, 146, cat. t.1, pl. 52
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB 214706
Height 26.8
Diameters Neck 16.4; base 12.8
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Myth and religion
Edited_by Sarah; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 25.07.2003; 10.01.2006; 21.08.2006
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