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Nereus, the old man of the sea | Greek vase, Athenian red figure stamnos

P11.3 NEREUS

Museum Collection: Antiken-sammlungen, Munich, Germany
Catalogue No.: Munich 8738
Beazley Archive No.: 201980
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Stamnos
Painter: Attributed to Berlin Painter
Date: ca 500 - 450 BC
Period: Late Archaic / Early Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of Nereus, the old man of the sea, from a painting depicting Peleus' capture of the Nereid Thetis. The god is shown wearing a chiton, and has a coiled fish-tail in place of legs.

ARTICLES

Nereus , Nereides

 
 
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