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K34.1 POTHOS

Pothos | Paestan red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu
Catalogue No. Malibu 81.AE.78
Beazley Archive No. N/A
Ware Paestan Red Figure
Shape Krater, Calyx
Painter Signed by Asteas
Date ca 340 B.C.
Period Late Classical

DESCRIPTION

Detail of Pothos (Sexual Longing) from a painting depicting a bull-shaped Zeus carrying the maiden Europa across the sea. The young love-god is sprinking his nectar of desire upon the pair.

ARTICLES

Pothos

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K10.6 Aphrodite

Thumbnail Triton

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Thumbnail Scylla

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