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Chimera & Pegasus, beast versus winged horse | Greek vase, Athenian red figure askos

M14.4 KHIMAIRA & PEGASOS

Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Catalogue Number: Louvre G447
Beazley Archive Number: 6005
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Askos
Painter: --
Date: ca 420 - 400 BC
Period: 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. It is pursued by the winged horse Pegasos.

ARTICLES

Khimaira, Pegasos

 
 
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