K20.6 MUSE TERPSICHORE
|Museum Collection||British Museum, London|
|Catalogue No.||London 1847,0909.7|
|Beazley Archive No.||213511|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the Peleus Painter|
|Date||ca. 440 B.C.|
Detail of Terpsichore from a painting depicting the instruction of the poet Musaeus.
The Muse Terpsichore sits playing a harp. The Muse Melusa stands to her left with a cithara and the poet Musaeus to her right holding a tortoise-shell lyre (see image below).
Drawing of vase painting.