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Ganymedes & Zeus | Greek vase, Athenian red figure kantharos

O24.8 ZEUS & GANYMEDES

Museum Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Catalogue Number: Boston 95.36
Beazley Archive Number: 204081
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Kantharos
Painter: Attributed to the Brygos Painter
Date: ca 480 - 470 BC
Period: Late Archaic

SUMMARY

Side A: Zeus pursues the youth Ganymedes. The boy holds a hoop and stick for a plaything, the god his royal sceptre.
Side B: Zeus pursues the Nymph Aigina (see other image)

ARTICLESGanymedes, Zeus

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