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A Terracotta Relief with a Dionysiac Motif from Kepoi 1

A Terracotta Relief with a Dionysiac Motif from Kepoi 1 Abstract A unique terracotta relief with a depiction of a Dionysiac scene is published in this article: it was found during excavations of the city of Kepoi in the Asiatic Bosporus. The authors of the article reach the conclusion that the relief shows a depiction of two actors in satyrs’ masks carrying a third in the role of Dionysos. The relief dates from the second half of the 4 th century BC. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia Brill

A Terracotta Relief with a Dionysiac Motif from Kepoi 1

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Publisher
Brill
Copyright
© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
Subject
Archaeology and History of the Black Sea Region
ISSN
0929-077X
eISSN
1570-0577
DOI
10.1163/15700577-12341245
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Abstract

Abstract A unique terracotta relief with a depiction of a Dionysiac scene is published in this article: it was found during excavations of the city of Kepoi in the Asiatic Bosporus. The authors of the article reach the conclusion that the relief shows a depiction of two actors in satyrs’ masks carrying a third in the role of Dionysos. The relief dates from the second half of the 4 th century BC.

Journal

Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to SiberiaBrill

Published: Jan 1, 2013

Keywords: Kepoi; Terracotta relief; Satyrs; Dionysos; Theatrical performances; Actors

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