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Peleus wrestling Thetis, with Nereides | Greek vase, Athenian red figure dinos

P12.2A WRESTLING OF THETIS

Museum Collection: Martin von Wagner Museum, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany
Catalogue Number: Würzburg L540
Beazley Archive Number: 213890
Shape: Dinos and stand
Painter: Attributed to the Achilles Painter
Date: ca 450 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Peleus wrestles the Nereis Thetis. The pair are surrounded by fleeing Nereides and their father Nereus, who strides forward holding a staff in hand (see other image). The seven Nereides in the scene all have name labels: Kymathoe, Kymatolege, Nao, Melite, Psamathe, Speo and Glauke. Nao is the Nereis on the right.

ARTICLESThetis, Nereides

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