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N12.2 HYPNOS, THANATOS & THE BODY OF SARPEDON

Museum Collection: TBA
Catalogue Number: --
Beazley Archive Number: --
Ware: Attic Red Figure (White Ground)
Shape: Lekythos
Date: --
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

The winged gods Thanatos (Death) and Hypnos (Sleep) carry the body of Sarpedon from the battlefield of Troy. The painting depicts a scene from book 16 of the Iliad.

ARTICLESHypnos, Thanatos

 
 
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