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Artemis & Actaeon, turned to a stag & torn by his dogs | Greek vase, Lucanian red figure nestoris

K6.7 DEATH OF AKTAION

Museum Collection: Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Catalogue Number: Harvard 1960.367
Beazley Archive Number: N/A
Ware: Lucanian Red Figure
Shape: Nestoris
Painter: Attributed to the Choephoroi Painter
Date: ca 350 - 340 BC
Period: Late Classical

SUMMARY

Side A1: Aktaion is transformed into a stag (indicated by the pair of antlers) by the goddess Artemis, and is torn apart by his hounds. The Naias Nymphe of the spring Gargathie sits watching.
Side A2: Phrixos, Helle and the Golden Fleeced Ram are depicted in another panel (see other image).
Side B: Orestes pursued by the Erinyes (see other image).

NOTEThis image is a montage of several photos of the vase.

ARTICLESArtemis, Gargathie

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