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Andromeda chained, Perseus & King Cepheus | Greek vase, Apulian red figure volute krater

 

H1.5 PERSEUS & ANDROMEDA

Museum Collection: The J Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, California, USA
Catalogue No.: Malibu 85.AE.102
Beazley Archive No.: N/A
Ware: Apulian Red Figure
Shape: Volute krater
Painter: Attributed to the Sisyphus Group
Date: ca 430 - 420 BC
Period: High Classical

SUMMARY

Perseus approaches the Aithiopian King Kepheus, as his daughter Andromeda is chained to the rocks as sacrifice to a sea-monster.

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