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Apollo & the Muses, god & goddesses of music | Greek vase, Athenian red figure

 

K20.8 APOLLON & THE MOUSAI

Museum Collection: National Museum, Athens, Greece
Catalogue Number: TBA
Beazley Archive Number: 202344
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: --
Painter: Attributed to the Manner of Meidias Painter
Date: --
Period: Late Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of the Mousai from a painting of the mythical poets Thamyris and Mousaios beng instructed by Apollon. Kalliope stands with a raised veil, Sophia sits with a box, Polyhymnnia has a lyre, and Ourania sits gazing. All the figures on the vase have name inscriptions.

ARTICLESMousai, Kalliope, Ourania, Polyhymnia

 
 
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