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Attic Red-Figure Kalpis Fragment

Kleophrades Painterabout 480 B.C.

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The primary record for a group of fragments that belong to a kalpis decorated with a satyr and maenad scene. This fragment preserves part of the masturbating satyr (upturned face and outstretched left arm) with an inscription. Another fragment (81.AE.206.C.15) shows a sleeping maenad to the right.

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Details

  • Title: Attic Red-Figure Kalpis Fragment
  • Creator: Kleophrades Painter
  • Date: about 480 B.C.
  • Location Created: Athens, Greece
  • Physical Dimensions: 6.4 cm (2 9/16 in.)
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Terracotta
  • Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California
  • Object Type: Kalpis
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: 85.AE.188
  • Inscription: Inscription: Exclamation in Greek, DUELIO (DU'ELIO)
  • Display Location: Currently on view at: Getty Villa, Gallery 212, Coins, Gems and Jewelry
  • Department: Antiquities
  • Culture: Greek (Attic)
  • Classification: Vessels

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