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Boy Aeneas brought to Paris by Aphrodite | Greek vase, Athenian red figure pelike

K10.7 THE DEPARTURE OF PARIS

Museum Collection: Harvard
University Art Museums, Cambridge,
Massachusetts, USA
Catalogue No.: Harvard 1925.30.46
Beazley Archive No.: 217543
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Pelike
Painter: Attr. to Painter of Louvre G539
Date: ca 410 - 400 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Aphrodite leads her son Aeneas to Paris, to act as his squire on the journey to Sparta in the quest for Helene. The two Trojan youths are depicted wearing Phrygian body suits. Aphrodite is crowned and accompanied by Eros.

ARTICLESAphrodite, Eros

 
 
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