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Calliope, Muse of epic poetry, playing the lyre  | Greek vase, Athenian red figure white-ground pyxis

K20.10C MOUSA KALLIOPE

Museum Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Catalogue Number: Boston 98.887
Beazley Archive Number: TBA
Ware: Attic Red Figure, White Ground
Shape: Pyxis
Painter: Name vase of the Hesiod Painter
Date: ca 460 - 450 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of a standing Muse playing the lyre. She is probably Kalliope, the Muse of epic poetry.

ARTICLES

Mousai, Kalliope

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