Terracotta bell-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water). Culture: Greek, Boeotian. Dimensions: H. 9 3/16 in. (23.3 cm). Date: late 5th century B.C.. Obverse, two youths with thyrsoi (fennel stalks topped with ivy) Reverse, youth with a thyrsos, youth with a cup (?) In mainland Greece, thyrsoi tend to be associated with maenads. Since the youths wear wreaths, they are clearly in a Dionysiac mode. Museum: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA.
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