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Apollo riding a winged Delphic tripod | Greek vase, Athenian red figure hydria

K5.9 APOLLON RIDING WINGED TRIPOD

Museum Collection: Museo Gregoriano Etrusco, Vatican City
Catalogue Number: Vatican 16568
Beazley Archive Number: 201984
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Hydria
Painter: Attributed to the Berlin Painter
Date: --
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Apollon rides a winged tripod across the sea. He plays a lyre, and has a bow and quiver slung from his shoulder. Dolphins leap in the sea below him. The tripod may represent the orb of the sun.

ARTICLESApollon

 
 
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