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Hypnos, god of sleep, lifting the body of Sarpedon | Greek vase, Athenian red figure white-ground lekythos

N12.4 HYPNOS & THE BODY OF SARPEDON

Museum Collection: British Museum, London, United Kingdom
Catalogue Number: London D56
Beazley Archive Number: TBA
Ware: Attic Red Figure (White Ground)
Shape: Lekythos
Painter: Name Vase of the Thanatos Painter
Date: ca 440 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

The winged gods Thanatos (Death) and Hypnos (Sleep) carry the body of Sarpedon from the battlefield of Troy.

ARTICLES

Hypnos, Thanatos

 
 
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