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Kylix with Mask of Dionysus and Gorgon's Head Medallion
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Kylix with Mask of Dionysus and Gorgon's Head Medallion


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Description This kylix displays a mask of Dionysus on each side of the exterior, flanked by eyes. The medallion on the interior displays a gorgon's head.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
7/27/1987Treatmentx-ray
Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902

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Period
530-520 BCE (Archaic)
Medium
terracotta, wheel made; black figure
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.42
Measurements
H: 3 13/16 × W with handles: 14 7/8 × Diam: 12 3/16 in. (9.7 × 37.8 × 30.9 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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