Krater with Dionysus & Maenad

Illustration

Arienne King
by British Museum
published on 13 March 2021

Red-figure krater depicting the god Dionysus and a Maenad, one of his female followers. Dionysus is seated on the left, holding a thyrsus (pine staff) in one hand. The maenad stands before him, holding a tympanon (frame drum), decorated with a star in her right hand, while she gestures towards another thyrsus with her left. Puglia, Italy. 385-360 BCE. (Courtesy of the British Museum)

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