DIONYSUS & MAENADS
Neck amphora by Amasis Painter
Side A; Dionysus holding a wine cup and crowned with a wreath of ivy is presented with a hare by a pair of Maenads holding vines and draped in a panther skin.
Side B; Athena stands facing Poseidon.The goddess wears her snake-trimmed aegis cape and holds a spear. Poseidon holds a trident
Circa 540 BC. Cabinet des Médailles, Paris
Height 40 cm