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Nereid sea-nymph with fish | Greek vase, Athenian red figure amphora

P12.5 NEREIS

Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Catalogue Number: Louvre G3
Beazley Archive Number: 200435
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Amphora
Painter: Attributed to Oltos
Date: ca 520 BC
Period: Late Archaic

SUMMARY

Detail of a Nereis Nymphe dressed in a short skirt, a sakkos (head scarf) and holding a pair of fish in her hands. She is one of two depicted on the neck of the vase.
The main field shows Kheiron with the infant Akhilleus (see other image).

ARTICLESNereides

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