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Paris & Himerus, god of desire | Greek vase, Athenian red figure amphora

K33.1 THE SEDUCTION OF HELENE

Museum Collection:  Antiken-sammlung, Berlin, Germany
Catalogue Number: Berlin 30036
Beazley Archive Number: 215552
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Amphora, Neck
Painter: Name vase of the Heimarmene Painter
Date: ca 430 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of Paris and Himeros (sexual desire) from the scene of the seduction of Helene. Himeros drives on Paris, whilst Aphrodite, Eros and Peitho persuade Helene to elope with the Trojan prince.

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Himeros

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