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Attic Red-Figure Lidded Jar Fragment (comprised of 5 joined fragments)

Object Details

Title:

Attic Red-Figure Lidded Jar Fragment (comprised of 5 joined fragments)

Artist/Maker:

Onesimos (Greek (Attic), active 500 - 480 B.C.)

Culture:

Greek (Attic)

Place:

Athens, Greece (Place Created)

Date:

5th century B.C.

Medium:

Terracotta

Object Number:

81.AE.206.D.2015

Dimensions:

6 × 13.3 cm (2 3/8 × 5 1/4 in.)

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Object Description

Five joined fragments featuring Satyrs. In the middle, a nude Satyr leans forward to his companion on the left, whispering in his ear. Above the two heads is the inscription: ... EBON. The right corner fragments preserve a wineskin with inscription (KA ... O) and the tail of a third Satyr pointing to the right.

Provenance
Provenance
- 1981

Werner Nussberger (Baden, Switzerland), donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1981.