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Nereus & the Nereids, nymphs of the sea | Greek vase, Athenian red figure kylix

P12.3 THE CAPTURE OF THETIS : NEREUS & THE NEREIDES

Museum Collection: Antikensammlungen, Munich, Germany
Catalogue Number: Munich 2648
Beazley Archive Number: 205230
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Kylix
Painter: Attributed to Douris
Date: ca 490 - 470 BC
Period: Late Archaic

SUMMARY

Tondo: Athene serves Herakles with wine (see other image).
Sides A: Peleus wrestles Thetis (see other image)
Side B: In the second part of the scene depicting Peleus wrestling the Nereis Thetis, several Nereides are shown fleeing to their father Nereus. One of them grasps him by the hair and reports the plight of Thetis.

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

ARTICLESNereides, Nereus, Thetis

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