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Nemesis & Tyche, goddesses of indignation & fortune | Greek vase, Athenian red figure amphora

N16.1 NEMESIS & TYKHE

Museum Collection: Antikensammlung, Berlin, Germany
Catalogue Number: Berlin 30036
Beazley Archive Number: 215552
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Amphora, Neck
Painter: Name vase of the Heimarmene Painter
Date: ca 430 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of Nemesis and Tykhe (Fortune) from a scene of the seduction of Helene. Nemesis points with a dissaproving finger as Helene is persuaded by Aphrodite to elope with Paris. Tykhe is presumably here a dispensor of ill-fortune, following the guidance of her indignant sister.

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Nemesis, Tykhe

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