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Poene, winged goddess of retaliation | Greek vase, Apulian red figure volute krater

N10.3 POINE

Museum Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Catalogue No.: Boston 03.804
Beazley Archive Number: N/A
Ware: Apulian Red Figure
Shape: Volute krater
Painter: Resembles the Varrese Painter
Date: ca 340 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

The goddess Poine, retaliation personified, sits in a corner of a scene depicting the slaying of Thersites. She is depicted as a huntress with a an unsheathed sword and pair of spears in her hands. She wears a knee length maiden's skirt and boots and her head is wreathed with snakes.

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Poine

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