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Jason disgorged by the Dragon, with Athena | Greek vase, Athenian red figure kylix

M20.1 IASON & THE DRAKON

Museum Collection: Museo Gregoriano Etrusco Vaticano, Vatican City
Catalogue No.: Vatican 16545
Beazley Archive No.: 205162
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Kylix
Painter: Attributed to Douris
Date: ca 500 - 450 BC
Period: Late Archaic

SUMMARY

The Drakon of Kholkis disgorges the hero Jason. Behind it the Golden Fleece hangs from a tree. Athene oversees the scene, holding a small owl and wearing her gorgon-headed aigis. This version of the story is from the lost work of an unknown ancient Greek poet.

ARTICLESDrakon Kholkikos, Khrysomallos, Athene

 
 
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