Painting / -425 to -400

Girl dancing the Pyrriche with female aulos-player.
420 B.C. approx.
This is a rare case where a female is shown dancing the Pyrrhiche, an armed dance. She bears an Attica helmet and a crossed baldric on the bosom.

 

 Dinos Painter.
Two maenads dancing, one with tambourine, the other with thyrsos.
415 B.C. approx.
Attic stamnos vase.

Meidias painter.
Maenad dancing with shawl.
415 B.C. approx.
Hydria vase.

Meidias painter.
Athena, maenad dancing.
415 B.C. approx.
Hydria vase.

Dinos Painter.
Two maenads dancing, one with tambourine, the other with thyrsos.
415 B.C. approx.

Women dancing with krotala between palmettes. Skyphos, Pistian.

Painting, terracotta black-figure vase

415 B. C. approx. 

6.5 x 11.5cm

Both sides show women dancing with krotala between palmettes.

Ancient Greece

Two dancers disguised as birds, and double-flute player. Probably from performance of “The birds” by Aristophanes.
414 B.C. approx.
Painting on an Attic red-figure crater.

 

Karneia Painter.
Maenads dancing in front of Dionysos.
410 B.C. approx.
Detail from a “crater à volutes”, terracotta, found in Ceglie del Campo, Apulia, Italy.

Boy dancing with outstretched arms, left leg extended to front, towards a trefoil jug resting on ground on right. Pottery: red-figured chorus.

Painting, terracotta red-figure vase

410 B. C. approx. 

12.05 cm height

On left, half visible, an altar with an Ionic capital. Made and found in Athens
Graceful style. Eye in profile. Above and below, a strip of egg pattern; on each side, a thin red line, the whole forming a panel.

Both sides show women dancing with krotala between palmettes.

Ancient Greece

Satyr and maenad.
400 B.C. approx.

 Maenad dancing for Dionysos.
400 B.C. approx.
Interior of a red-figured Kylix.

Flutist playing for dance (?) of riders mounted on men disguised as horses.
 400 B.C. approx.

Dionysos and maenads.
400 B.C. approx.

 

Sotades Painter.
Vasanta, “The Spring”.
400 B.C. approx.
Probably used as receptacle for actual knucklebones (astragalothiki). Dance of girls, formerly identified as Breezes (Aurae), but more probably Clouds. Bearded man, probably Hephaistos as dancing master.

Diodoros dancing.
400 B.C. approx.

Young man dancing among revellers.
  400 B.C. approx.

Actors rehearsing a performance about Dionysus.
Red figure Attic volutes crater, called the Pronomos crater.
400 B.C. approx.

 

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