Red-Figure Column Krater (Mixing Vessel): Komos (Revel)

Red-Figure Column Krater (Mixing Vessel): Komos (Revel)

470-460 BC

attributed to Pig Painter

(Greek, Attic, active c. 480-460 BC)

Ceramic

Overall: 39.3 cm (15 1/2 in.)

Gift of Mrs. Leonard C. Hanna 1924.197

Location

Description

This vessel was for mixing wine with water. The huge lettering SIMONOS on the neck is a "graffito" that probably indicates the owner's name, Simon. Side A: Komos scene (reveling) A man with staff and kylix (stemmed wine cup) vomiting and a boy with a lyre and situla. Side B: A dancing youth with skyphos (deep wine cup).

See also
Collection: 
GR - Greek
Department: 
Greek and Roman Art
Type of artwork: 
Ceramic
Medium: 
Ceramic

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