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King Acrisius placing Danae & Perseus in the chest | Greek vase, Athenian red figure lekythos

H1.3 PERSEUS & DANAE

Museum Collection: Toledo Museum of Art,
Catalogue No.: Toledo 1969.369
Beazley Archive No.: 694
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Lekythos
Painter: Attributed to the Providence Painter
Date: ca 480 - 470 BC
Period: Early Classical

SUMMARY

King Akrisios places his daughter Danae and her infant son Perseus in a chest, to be set adrift at sea.

NOTE

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

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