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K16.1 TRITON

Triton | Paestan red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu
Catalogue No. Malibu 81.AE.78
Beazley Archive No. N/A
Ware Paestan Red Figure
Shape Krater, Calyx
Painter Signed by Asteas
Date ca 340 B.C.
Period Late Classical

DESCRIPTION

Detail of the god Triton from a painting depicting the bull-shaped god Zeus carrying Europa across the sea. Triton has a serpentine fish-tail in place of legs and holds a conch-shell trumpet and staff in his hands.

ARTICLES

Triton

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