Figure of Dionysos Artist: Unknown

ca. 480–400 B.C.

Ancient Art

On view, 1st floor, Ancient Art


Orange-colored clay, possibly with traces of paint


17.8 cm (7 in.)
base: 15.2 cm(6 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Molly and Walter Bareiss, B.S. 1940S

Accession Number



Early Classical, 5th century B.C.


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From the collection of Molly and Walter Bareiss.
  • Michael Bennett and Aaron J. Paul, Magnia Graecia: Greek Art from South Italy and Sicily (Cleveland: Cleveland Museum of Art, 2002), 142–43.
  • "Acquisitions 2001," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2002): 125, ill.
  • James Chesterman, Classical Terracotta Figures (Woodstock, N.Y.: Overlook Press, 1974), 46, fig. 43.
  • Reynold Alleyne Higgins, Greek Terracottas (London: British Museum Press, 1967), 91, fig. 39A, 39C.
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