boy and dogReplica Size: H 10,5 cm
Original: 6,15 cm, red-figured ceramic
Replica: handpainted clay
Greek, Attic, ca. 420 BC, ANSA IV 1973
On the second day of the Dionysian Spring festival Anthesteria three-year-old children were crowned with flowers and showered with toys and cannikins. The only realistic representation of infants in the Greek Art of the 5th and 4th century are documented on these cannikins.