Dionysus Cup


Create your own beautiful version the ancient Greek Dionysus Cup


These line drawings are simplified renditions of The Dionysus Cup, by the ancient Greek, Exekias. One is the full image on the inside of the cup while the other is the image of the boat and Dionysus.

Starting with a line drawing is a great way to:

  • Shorten the amount of time needed for an art lesson
  • Reduce the degree of skill needed for an art lesson
  • Allow students to focus on one particular art skill
  • Create a concrete, kinesthetic activity for a STEAM, History, or Social Studies lesson
  • Relax and color while you connect with a famous work of art

We use this particular line drawing in our lesson plan, “Drawing Archaic Greek Gods Upside Down,” so it is included in that lesson plan.

You will receive a PDF with:

  • A line drawing of the image in The Dionysus Cup, designed to be printed on 8.5×11 paper.
  • A simplified line drawing of the boat image in The Dionysus Cup, designed to be printed on 8.5×11 paper.
  • A full color photo of The Dionysus Cup, designed to be printed on 8.5×11 paper. (The resolution is not suitable for printing larger.)

This is a PDF file, so you’ll need a PDF Reader to view and print it. Download a free PDF Reader here: https://get.adobe.com/reader/.

This is for personal use only- not for commercial use. If you teach at a homeschool community, you may print as many paper copies as you need for class.


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