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Overview: handle rear

Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Summary: Satyr pursuing a nude maenad, profile to the right
Ware: Attic Black Figure, Six's Technique
Painter: Attributed to the Diosphos Painter
Attributed By: C.H.E. Haspels
Context: From Gela
Date: ca. 500 BC
Primary Citation: ABL, 236.81, pl. 38.6
Shape: Lekythos
Beazley Number: 361413
Period: Late Archaic

Decoration Description:

The satyr is drawn in outline technique on the black body while the maenad is painted in added white.

The shoulder is decorated (from top to bottom) with a tongue frieze over a spiral frieze; the top of the body is decorated with black bands interspersed with rows of dots; a reserved band decorates the molded base.

Inscriptions: Nonsense inscriptions surround the vase

Sources Used: Para, 248

Other Bibliography: Caskey 1922, 219 no. 174