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L3.1D WINGED BOAR

Winged Boar | Attic red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Staatliche Antikensammlungen, Munich
Catalogue No. Munich 2620
Beazley Archive No. 200080
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Kylix, Type B
Painter Signed by Euphronios
Date ca 510 - 500 B.C.
Period Late Archaic

DESCRIPTION

Detail of a winged boar depicted on the shield of the three-bodied giant Geryon. It may represent his father Chrysaor--literally or figuratively-- who was a son of the boar-tusked Gorgon Medusa and twin-brother of the winged horse Pegasus.

ARTICLES

Chrysaor

OTHER IMAGES

Thumbnail Heracles & Geryon

L3.1 Geryon

Thumbnail Orthrus

L3.1B Orthrus

Thumbnail Callirhoe

L3.1C Callirhoe