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Bellerophon & Pegasus fighting the Chimera | Greek vase, Laconian black figure kylix

M14.1 BELLEROPHON, PEGASOS & KHIMAIRA

Museum Collection: The J Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, Californnia, USA
Catalogue No.: Malibu 85.AE.121
Beazley Archive No.: N/A
Ware: Laconian Black Figure
Shape: Kylix
Painter: Attributed to the Boread Painter
Date: ca 570 - 565 BC
Period: Archaic

SUMMARY

The winged horse Pegasos and Bellerophon battle the Khimaira with hooves and piercing spear. The Khimaira is depicted with a lion's head and body, a goat-fore rising from its back, and a serpent-headed tail.

ARTICLESKhimaira, Pegasos, Bellerophontes

 
 
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