(Greek, Attic, active c. 450–430 BC)
Overall: 41.5 cm (16 5/16 in.)
Gift of J. H. Wade 1924.533
The column krater takes its name from the column-like struts supporting the handles and rim.
Two satyr-maenad pairs rush across this vase, similar but not identical to one another. The leading satyr is balding and infibulated, the trailing one more hirsute; the leading maenad carries a thyrsos, the trailing one two torches. On the reverse, a stock scene appears, with three youths standing, as if in conversation.
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