Attic black-figure amphora of “doubleen” shape; A, combat of three warriors; at left archer to left looking round; at right two hoplites fighting, one fallen to ground (his sheild blazon a white tripod); B, Dionysos standing to right., head turned back, holding rhyton and branch, between dancing satyr and maenad; on neck, lotus-palmette on shoulder, tongues. Height 32.0 cm Diameter 18.2 cm.
Alfred Emerson and M. Boissé
Capua (ancient Curti), Campania, Southern Italy
Culture or time period:
Greek Archaic Period (700–480 BC)
Dionysus/Bacchus (Greek and Roman deity)
S1982-1983 #36: Saint Mary’s College of California (1983–April 29, 1983) and S2008-2009 #12: SFO Museum (June 2009–June 28, 2010)