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Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion
Artist: The Kleophrades Painter (attributed to) , Greek Title:Pelike Date:c. 480 - 475 BCE Medium:Ceramic Culture: Greek, Athenian Dimensions:H. 31.8 cm (12 ½ in.) D. of mouth 15 cm (5 7/8 in.) Credit Line:Gift of Barbara Newborg, M.D., from the collection of Walter Kempner, M.D. Accession number:2006.1.1 Label Copy: The primary side of this vase shows a seated Dionysos, Greek god of wine, holding a pomegranate or apple and a rhyton, or drinking horn. The god is accompanied by his satyr companion Silenus, who holds an oinochoe, or wine pitcher, with which to fill Dionysos's cup. The other side depicts a youth holding weights called halteres that he swung as he leapt to help add distance to the long jump. He is accompanied by a judge. Provenance: Provenance: Ars Antiqua, Auktion V (Lucerne 7, November 1964).

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