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Cadmus fighting the Dragon at the spring | Greek vase, Campanian red figure hydria-kalpis

M28.5 KADMOS & THE DRAKON

Museum Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Catalogue Number: Boston 69.1142
Beazley Archive Number: N/A
Ware: Campanian Red Figure
Shape: Hydria-kalpis
Painter: Attribted to the Whiteface-Frignano Painter
Date: ca 345 - 335 BC
Period: Late Classical

SUMMARY

Kadmos battles the guardian serpent of the sacred spring of Ismene. He holds a hydria (water jug) and spear in one hand.

ARTICLESDrakon Ismenios

 
 
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