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P11.1 NEREUS

Nereus | Attic red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge
Catalogue No. Harvard 1927.150
Beazley Archive No. 201859
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Amphora, Neck
Painter Attributed to the Berlin Painter
Date ca 490 B.C.
Period Late Archaic

DESCRIPTION

Side A: Nereus, the old man of the sea, is depicted with the upper body of a man with the serpentine tail of a fish in place of legs. He wears a chiton and holds a sceptre and small dolphin in his hands.
Side B: Nereid-nymph (not shown).

This image is a montage of several photos of the vase.

ARTICLES

Nereus