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Medea in a chariot drawn by Dragons | Greek vase, Lucanian red figure calyx krater

M26.1 THE FLIGHT OF MEDEA

Museum Collection: Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Catalogue Number: TBA
Beazley Archive Number: N/A
Ware: Lucanian Red Figure
Shape: Krater, calyx
Painter: --
Date: ca 400 BC
Period: Late Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of Medea fleeing from Korinthos in a flying, serpent-drawn chariot. In the rest of the scene her children lay slain on the altar, while Glauke burns in the palace beside her father King Kreon.

ARTICLESDrakones of Medea

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