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Poseidon, god of the sea, served by Iris | Greek vase, Athenian red figure calyx krater

K2.1B POSEIDON & IRIS

Museum Collection: Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Catalogue No.: Yale 1985.4.1
Beazley Archive No.: 44751
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Calyx krater
Painter: Attributed to the Aegisthus Painter
Date: ca 475 - 470 BC
Period: Early Classical

NOTEThis image is a montage of two photos of the vase.

ARTICLESPoseidon

SUMMARY

Poseidon sits enthroned, holding his trident in one hand and a cup in the other. He is attended by a winged goddess, either Iris (the rainbow) or Hebe, who serves nectar from an oinochoe jug.

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