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Nephelae, the cloud nymphs | Greek vase, Athenian red figure astragalos

 

O2.2B NEPHELAI or CLOUDS

Museum Collection: British Museum, London, United Kingdom
Catalogue Number: London E804
Beazley Archive Number: 209477
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Astragalos
Painter: Attributed to Sotades Painter
Date: ca 500 - 450 BC
Period: --

SUMMARY

Cloud nymphs or Nephelai flit in the sky. The vase may have been inspired by Aristophanes' comedy Clouds.

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