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The Chimera, three-headed beast | Greek vase, Athenian red figure kylix

M14.3 KHIMAIRA

Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Catalogue Number: Louvre K363
Beazley Archive Number: TBA
Ware: Red Figure
Shape: Kylix
Painter: --
Date: ca 350 - 340 BC
Period: Late Classical

SUMMARY

The three-formed monster Khimaira is depicted with a lion's body and head, a goat's drooping udders and goat-head rising from the middle of its back, and a serpent-headed tail.

ARTICLES

Khimaira

 
 
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