Nov 13, 2009
Nov 13, 2009

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

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

c. 470-460 BC

attributed to Pig Painter

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


Diameter: 40.6 cm (16 in.); Overall: 42.5 cm (16 3/4 in.)

The A. W. Ellenberger, Sr., Endowment Fund 1926.549



Three bearded komasts (revelers) each wear a sakkos (hair net). The first holds a krotala (castanets) and a parasol, the second a lyre, and the third a kylix.

See also
GR - Greek
Greek and Roman Art
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