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Thetis, the sea-goddess, wrestled by Peleus | Greek vase, Athenian red figure kylix

P12.3B THE CAPTURE OF THETIS

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 is depicted wrestling the Nereis Thetis, in an attempt to win her as his bride. The pair are surrounded by fleeing Nereides, some of which hold fish in their hands.
Side B: Nereides flee to Nereus (see other image)

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

ARTICLESNereides, Thetis

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