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Nereids, nymphs of the sea, riding dolphins | Greek vase, Apulian red figure pelike

P12.4D NEREIS RIDING KETOS

Museum Collection: The J Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, California, USA
Catalogue Number: 86.AE.611
Beazley Archive Number: N/A
Ware: Apulian Red Figure
Shape: Pelike
Painter: Near the Gravina Painter
Date: ca 425 - 401 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of Nereides riding side-saddle on the backs of dolphins from a painting depicting the delivery of the arms of Akhilleus. One carries the hero's helm in her hand.

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Nereides

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