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O12.11 THESEUS & CENTAUR

Theseus & Centaur | Attic red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Staatliche Antikensammlungen, Munich
Catalogue No. Munich 2640
Beazley Archive No. 204363
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Cup
Painter Attributed to the Foundry Painter
Date ca 500 - 480 B.C.
Period Late Archaic

DESCRIPTION

Tondo: Theseus spears a fallen Centaur in the flank. The hero wears a breastplate, helm, grieves, scabbard and shield, and wields a spear.
Sides: Centauromachy (War of the Centaurs) (not shown).

ARTICLES

Centaurs