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Aphrodite, goddess of beauty, with mirror | Greek vase, Paestan red figure calyx krater

K10.16 APHRODITE

Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Catalogue Number: Louvre N3157
Beazley Archive Number: N/A
Ware: Paestan Red Figure
Shape: Calyx krater
Painter: Attributed to Python
Date: ca 360 - 340 BC
Period: Late Classical

SUMMARY

Detail from a scene of Kadmos and the Drakon. Aphrodite, with mirror in hand, watches from heaven as her son-in-law Kadmos confronts the Drakon.

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