Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Bacchus
Myths Bacchus and Ariadne Bacchus and Ariadne togetherWith Bacchic thiasos
Potnia Theron
Miscellaneous
Ariadne
Single figure Standing
Further details
Attic black-figure neck-amphora. A female in between (not in this picture) Bacchus/Dionysus and a satyr. The female could be Ariadne and with her children by Dionysus or Theseus (cf. Homer. Od. XI. 321-325). The children could be Staphylus, Oenopion, Thoas, Phliasos, or Eurymedon.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Greek
DATE
circa 540 BC - circa 530 BC
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Greek and Roman Antiquities)
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RELATIONS
British Museum
Homer, Odyssey, XI. 251-5
Apollodorus and James Frazer on children of Ariadne
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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