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Jason & the Golden Fleece | Greek vase, Athenian red figure krater

M20.2 IASON & THE DRAKON

Museum Collection: Metropolitan Museum, New York City, USA
Catalogue Number: New York 34.11.7
Beazley Archive Number: 205910
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Krater, column
Painter: Attributed to the Orchard Painter
Date: --
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

The hero Jason reaches for the Golden Fleece, hanging from a tree guarded by the sacred Drakon, whose head darts forth. Athene oversees the endeavour of the hero. Behind her stands one of the Argonauts and the prow of the ship Argo.

ARTICLESDrakon, Khrysomallos, Athene

 
 
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