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Aphrodite & the seduction of Helen | Greek vase, Athenian red figure amphora

K10.8 THE SEDUCTION OF HELENE

Museum Collection: Antikensammlung, Berlin, Germany
Catalogue Number: Berlin 30036
Beazley Archive Number: 215552
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Amphora, Neck
Painter: Name vase of the Heimarmene Painter
Date: ca 430 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of Aphrodite and Helene from a scene depicting ther seduction by Paris. Here Aphrodite, with the help of Peitho and Eros, persuade Helene to elope with Paris to Troy. Nemesis directs Tykhe (here representing ill-fortune) to punish the act.

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