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K10.5 APHRODITE

Aphrodite | Apulian red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Catalogue No. Boston 1970.235
Beazley Archive No. N/A
Ware Apulian Red Figure
Shape Krater, Volute
Painter The Iliupersis Painter
Date ca 365 - 355 B.C.
Period Late Classical

DESCRIPTION

Detail of Aphrodite from a painting depicting her and Apollo seated in heaven observing a mortal couple--either Paris and Helen or Amphiaraus and Eriphyle. The goddess has a dove or sparrow sitting on her lap and lifts the edge of her veil.

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Aphrodite