London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE BELL-KRATER
CIRCA 380 B.C.
Side A: a satyr holding a torch and situla looking back towards a youth, naked save for an himation draped over his arms, holding a thyrsos and tympanum, a low altar and scrolling tendril in the field, a dotted fillet hanging above
Side B: two draped youths, one with staff, the other with strigil, an altar between them
Frieze of meander and crossed squares below, laurel wreath under rim, with presentation case
11 3/8 in. (29 cm.) high
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