Comic Scene, Bell-krater, Paestum

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Trustees of the British Museum
published on 20 March 2013
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A red-figure bell-krater from Paestum 360-340 BCE. In a scene from Greek comedy, Dionysos is depicted with a comic actor balancing a basket on his head. The actor is in typical costume - padded stomach, added phallus and bearded mask.

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Museum, T. o. t. B. (2013, March 20). Comic Scene, Bell-krater, Paestum. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1119/comic-scene-bell-krater-paestum/

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