- Open bowl-shaped vessels, used chiefly for drinking, often having one handle, but sometimes two handles or none, generally on a low foot-ring; also includes similar bowl-shaped vessels, generally without handles, resting on a stem and supported by a spreading foot. Occasionally made with a lid.
Satyrs and Maenads
- Maenads are human female followers of Dionysus (sometimes called Nymphai) - Note added June 2010 by M. Weldon.
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Diameter at base
Dimensions: 24 7/8 x 12 5/16 in. (63.246 x 31.242 cm)
The following Bibliography exist for this object:
J. O. Westwood,
A Descriptive Catalogue of the Fictile Ivories in the South Kensington Museum
G. E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoods.
London, England, 1876
Page Number: 326, no. 918
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