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N12.2 THE BODY OF SARPEDON

Thanatos, Hypnos & Sarpedon | Attic red figure vase painting
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Museum Collection -
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Beazley Archive No. -
Ware Attic Red Figure (White Ground)
Shape Lekythos
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Date -
Period Classical

DESCRIPTION

The winged gods Thanatos (Death) and Hypnos (Sleep) carry the body of Sarpedon from the battlefield of Troy, a scene described in book 16 of Homer's Iliad.

ARTICLES

Thanatos, Hypnos