K20.8 APOLLO & THE MUSES
|Museum Collection||National Archaeological Museum, Athens|
|Beazley Archive No.||202344|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the Manner of Meidias Painter|
Detail of the Muses from a painting depicting the mythical poets Thamyris and Musaeus beng instructed by the god Apollo. Calliope stands to the left with a raised veil, Sophia is seated with a box, Polyhymnia plays a lyre, and Urania gazes at the god. The names of all the figures are inscribed on the vase.