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Title
Attic crater, 4th century B.C., Dionysus and nymphs.
Names
Ernst Wasmuth (Firm) (Publisher)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Bacchus

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1883
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Bacc
Topics
Mythology
Dionysus (Greek deity)
Flutes
Lyres
Fauns (Roman mythology)
Nymphs (Greek deities)
Wings (Anatomy)
Thyrsus
Greeks -- Clothing & dress -- To 499
Notes
Content: The word "krater" in the caption printed below the picture refers to the large vessel shown, used for mixing wine with water. "Zwei Trinkhörner" (two drinking horns) refers to images on either side of the krater which have been largely cropped from this print.
Content: Dionysus (Roman name Bacchus), the god of wine, sits at center. He and his nymphs (minor female divinities) carry ritual "thyrsi", rods with what look like pine cones at their tops. The nymph at right also holds a lyre. A faun (shown with small horns and a goat's tail) stands at left, holding a double flute, while a winged being looks on at the god.
Source note: From
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : col. ; 41.5 x 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ad46e7b0-c5be-012f-da8a-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1883: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Attic crater, 4th century B.C., Dionysus and nymphs." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1883. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6435-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Attic crater, 4th century B.C., Dionysus and nymphs." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 14, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6435-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1883). Attic crater, 4th century B.C., Dionysus and nymphs. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6435-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Attic crater, 4th century B.C., Dionysus and nymphs.