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Aphrodite, goddess of love, with dove | Greek vase, Apulian red figure volute krater

K10.5 APHRODITE

Museum Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA
Catalogue Number: 1970.235
Beazley Archive Number: N/A
Ware: Apulian Red Figure
Shape: Krater, volute
Painter: The Iliupersis Painter
Date: ca 365 - 355 BC
Period: Late Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of Aphrodite from a painting depicting her and Apollon seated in heaven watching over a couple (either Paris and Helene, or Amphiaraus and Eriphyle). The goddess has a dove or sparrow sitting on her lap, and holds the edge of her veil in her hand.

ARTICLESAphrodite

 
 
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