Terracotta amphora (jar). Attributed to the Affecter; Period: Archaic; Date: ca. 550-530 B.C; Culture: Greek, Attic; Medium: Terracotta; black-figure; Dimensions: H. 16 in. (40.7 cm); Classification: Vases; Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1918 / Obverse and reverse, Dionysos with men and youths Though the name the Affecter may have a pejorative ring, attention to his work reveals his accomplishment as an artist. The representation of Dionysos, the god of wine, exemplifies the Affecter´s solid, slow-moving figures, sometimes ungainly but always articulated with the most precise and varied detail.