Red figure Pottery Pyxis 10cm Diameter,Gοd Dionysos and his thiasus
- Διαθεσιμότητα: Διαθέσιμο
- Κατασκευαστής: Ifigeneia Ceramics
- Κωδικός Προϊόντος: 129309
Buy an Ancient Greek ceramic jewerly box(Pyxis),with Ancient Greek perfomances(6th,5th Century B.C.). Red Figure Painted.Red-figure vase painting is one of the most important styles of figural Greek vase painting. It developed in Athens around 520 BC and remained in use until the late 3rd century BC. Its modern name is based on the figural depictions in red colour on a black background, in contrast to the preceding black-figure style with black figures on a red background.
This Pyxis Shows:
God Dionysus,the God of wine, the grape vine, fertility, festivity, ecstasy, madness and resurrection
and his thiasus.We can see in this pyxis dancing Maenads and Satyrs playing aulos and lyre.Satyrs and maenads were heavily associated with Dionysus and revelry.Satyrs in Greek mythology are half-man half-beast nature spirits that haunted the woods and mountains, companions of Pan and Dionysus.Satyrs are male followers, the female followers of Dionysus are maenads.
Net weight: 0,3 kgr(0,65lbr), Height:13cm(5in)with handle, Diameter: 10cm(3,9in)