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Triton, herald of the sea gods, with conch | Greek vase, Paestan red figure calyx krater

K16.1 TRITON

Museum Collection: The J Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, California, USA
Catalogue No.: Malibu 81.AE.78
Beazley Archive No.: N/A
Ware: Paestan Red Figure
Shape: Calyx krater
Painter: Signed by Asteas
Date: ca 340 BC
Period: Late Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of the god Triton from a painting depicting the bull-shaped god Zeus carrying Europa across the sea. Triton is blowing a conch-shell trumpet. In his other hand he holds a staff.

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