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Title: A Siana Cup of Heidelberg Painter from Histria
Author(s): BÎRZESCU, Iulian
Journal: Ancient West & East
Volume: 15    Date: 2016   
Pages: 139-145
DOI: 10.2143/AWE.15.0.3167468

Abstract :
This article discusses a fragmentary Siana cup found in the Sacred Area of Histria in 2007. The cup belongs to the Heidelberg Painter and shows a scene with a row of six men in a Dionysian procession. A cup of unknown provenance bearing an almost identical scene appeared in the Bosshard Collection in Basel. Such votaries of Dionysos are a common and original theme in the work of Heidelberg Painter. As inspiration he had the work of the C Painter, one of the earlier masters of Siana cup. Cups of the Heidelberg Painter were found very often in Ionian sanctuaries and it seems to have influenced some Ionian artists.

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