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The Younger Graces : Eudaimonia, Harmonia & Paidia | Greek vase, Athenian red figure hydria

 

K21.1 THE YOUNGER KHARITES

Museum Collection: Museo Archeologico Etrusco, Florence, Italy
Catalogue No: Florence 81948
Beazley Archive No.: 220493
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Hydria
Painter: Attributed to Meidias Painter
Date: ca 450 - 400 BC

SUMMARY

Detail of three of the younger Kharites - Eudaimonia (Happiness), Harmonia (Harmony) and Paidia (Play) - , from a painting depicting the retinue of the goddess Aphrodite. Other figures in the scene (not shown) include the Erotes (Loves), Eurynoe, Pannychis (Night Festivity), Chrysothemis (Golden Custom), Hygieia (Good Health), and Pandaisia (Festivity).

ARTICLESKharites, Harmonia

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