H29.1 THE BIRTH OF HELEN
|Museum Collection||Provincial Archaeological Museum of Bari|
|Beazley Archive No.||N/A|
|Ware||Apulian Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the Painter of Dijon|
|Date||ca 375 - 350 B.C.|
Detail of Helen hatching from an egg from a painting depicting a scene from a comedy-play. Helen's foster parents, Tyndareus and Leda, stand nearby (not shown) or, more accurately, actors wearing comedy-masks playing the parts.