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Zeus pursuing Aegina the nymph | Greek vase, Athenian red figure kantharos

O26.1 ZEUS & AIGINA

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 maiden Aigina. The king of the gods holds a royal sceptre in his hand, and steps forward from a tree-shaded altar.
Side B: Zeus pursues the youth Ganymedes (see other image).

ARTICLESAigina, Zeus

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