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Nyx, winged goddess of the night | Greek vase, Athenian red figure pyxis

 

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Museum Collection: Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, United Kingdom
Catalogue Number: Oxford 1914.11
Beazley Archive Number: 11909
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Pyxis lid fragment
Painter: Attributed to Attic Query
Date: ca 425 - 375 BC
Period: --

SUMMARY

Nyx, goddess of the night, flies between two horses or horse-drawn chariots, probably that of the dawn and the moon. Nyx is represented as winged goddess with a star-spangled dress.

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