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Apollo of Delphi, god of prophecy, with laurel-staff | Greek vase, Apulian red figure volute krater

K5.11 APOLLON

Museum Collection: Museo Nazionale Archeologico di
Taranto, Italy
Catalogue Number: Taranto 8264
Beazley Archive Number: N/A
Ware: Apulian Red Figure
Shape: Krater, volute
Painter: Name vase of the Painter of the Birth of Dionysos
Date: ca 405 - 385 BC
Period: Late Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of Apollon from a painting depicting the birth of Dionysos. The god is shown in the guise of the god of Delphoi, holding a laurel branch and wearing a laurel-wreath. He stands beside the head of Zeus, presumably prophesizing the destiny of the new-born child Dionysos.

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