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Ariadne abandoned by Theseus on Naxos, led by Athena | Greek vase, Athenian red figure lekythos

N13.3 ARIADNE ABANDONED ON NAXOS

Museum Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale,
Taranto, Italy
Catalogue Number: Taranto 4545
Beazley Archive Number: 206410
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Lekythos
Painter: Attributed to the Manner of Pan Painter
Date: ca 460 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Athene rouses Theseus, commanding him to abandon Ariadne on Naxos. The maiden sleeps with a tiny, winged Hypnos (sleep personified) crouching on her head.

ARTICLES

Ariadne, Athene, Hypnos

 
 
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