Side A: Herakles and Dionysos

Side B: Herakles and Triton

Side A: scene at center

Interior: symposiasts reclining around gorgoneion

Collection: Malibu, The J. Paul Getty Museum
Summary: Tondo: Six symposiasts reclining around central tondo of gorgoneionSide A: Herakles and Dionysos between eyesSide B: Herakles and Triton between eyes.
Ware: Attic Black Figure
Painter: Manner of the Lysippides Painter
Attributed By: J.R. Guy
Potter: Attributed to Andokides
Context: Athens
Date: ca. 520 BC

H. to rim 13.6 cm., w. with handles 44.5 cm., d. 36.4 cm.

Shape: Zone cup
Beazley Number: 28084
Region: Attica
Period: Archaic

Shape Description:

Type A Zone cup

Other Bibliography:

Elizabeth S. Belfiore, Tragic Pleasures. Aristotle on Plot and Emotion (Princeton 1992), cover and frontispiece.; "Acquisitions Supplement," Getty Museum Journal 16 (1988): 142, no. 5.