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Attic Red-Figure Skyphos

Unknownabout 460 - 450 B.C.

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum

A: Dionysos with snakes and an ivy tipped spear; B: Giant attacked by a snake of Dionysos (shield device: snake). Misfired at one handle.

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Details

  • Title: Attic Red-Figure Skyphos
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: about 460 - 450 B.C.
  • Location Created: Athens, Greece
  • Physical Dimensions: 15.2 x 28.8 x 18.4 cm (6 x 11 5/16 x 7 1/4 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: Skyphos
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: 86.AE.267
  • Inscription: Inscription above Dionysos: KALE
  • Display Location: Not currently on view
  • Department: Antiquities
  • Culture: Greek (Attic)
  • Classification: Vessels

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