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Aphrodite Erostasia (Weighing the Loves) | Greek vase, Apulian red figure

K31.7 EROSTASIA

Museum Collection: British
Museum, London, UK
Catalogue Number: London F220
Beazley Archive Number: N/A
Ware: Apulian Red Figure
Shape: --
Painter: --
Date: ca 350 BC
Period: Late Classical / Early Hellenistic

SUMMARY

The goddess Aphrodite stands before a man weighing a pair of Erotes (winged love-gods) on the scales of fate (a so-called erostasia). One of these is Eros (Love proferred) and the other Anteros (Love returned).

ARTICLESAphrodite, Erotes, Eros, Anteros

 
 
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