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Danae & Perseus adrift in the chest | Greek vase, Athenian red figure lekythos

H1.2 PERSEUS & DANAE

Museum Collection: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, New York, USA
Catalogue No.: RISD 25.084
Beazley Archive No.: 208348
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Lekythos
Painter: Attributed to the Icarus Painter
Date: ca 480 BC
Period: Late Archaic / Early Classical

SUMMARY

Danae and her young son Perseus set adrift at sea in a chest.

NOTE

This image is a montage of two photos of the vase.

ARTICLES

Perseus

 
 
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