Relief (emblema) from a bowl with a satyr and a maenad kissing
3rd century B.C.
3 1/4" (D) x 2 1/2" (W) 1 1/4"(H)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Black-glazed ceramic with molded relief
The satyr and maenad are followers of Dionysos, god of wine and revelry. The bowl was probably intended both for drinking at a banquet and for a libation to Dionysos.
By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (bought in the Piraeus); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 1903
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900