Chous Depicting Dionysos & Satyr

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Illustration

James Lloyd
by Metropolitan Museum of Art
published on 20 September 2015
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A Red Figure Chous.
Date: c. 430–420 BCE
Dimensions: H. 22.5 cm

The chous was a drinking vessel associated with the Anthesteria, a festival that celebrated both Dionysos and Hermes of the Underworld. Here we see Dionysus at left and a stayr at right. This scene recalls the drunken festivities of the first two days of the Anthesteria.

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Art, M. M. o. (2015, September 20). Chous Depicting Dionysos & Satyr. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4080/chous-depicting-dionysos--satyr/

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Art, Metropolitan Museum of. "Chous Depicting Dionysos & Satyr." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 20, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4080/chous-depicting-dionysos--satyr/.

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Art, Metropolitan Museum of. "Chous Depicting Dionysos & Satyr." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 Sep 2015. Web. 25 Jul 2021.