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N14.1 THE HESPERIDES

Hesperides | Attic red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection British Museum, London
Catalogue No. London E224
Beazley Archive No. 220497
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Hydria
Painter Attributed to the Meidias Painter
Date ca 420 - 410 B.C.
Period Classical

DESCRIPTION

Side A: Detail of the Hesperides from a painting depicting the arrival of the Argonauts in the garden on their return trip from Colchis. The tree of the golden apples is wrapped in the coils of its guardian serpent Ladon.
Side B: The rape of the Leucippides (see other image).

ARTICLES

Hesperides, Hesperian Dragon

OTHER IMAGES

Thumbnail Hygeia

K24.1 Hygeia

Thumbnail Leucippides

O6.3 Leucippides