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Chimera, lion-goat-serpent beast | Greek vase, Athenian black figure kylix

M14.2 KHIMAIRA

Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Catalogue Number: Louvre A478
Beazley Archive Number: 300597
Ware: Attic Black Figure
Shape: Cup siana
Painter: Attributed to the Heidelberg Painter
Date: ca 560 - 550 BC
Period: High Archaic

SUMMARY

Side A: Detail of the Khimaira, a three-formed beast with the head and body of a lion, the fore parts of a goat rising from its back, and a serpent headed tail.
Side B: Pandareos and the Golden Hound (not shown)
Tondo: Herakles fighting the centaur Nessos (not shown)

ARTICLESKhimaira

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