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Peleus wrestling Thetis | Greek vase, Athenian red figure calyx krater

P13.5B PELEUS & THETIS

Museum Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Catalogue No.: Boston 1972.850
Beazley Archive No.: 5958
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Calyx krater
Painter: Attributed to the Niobid Painter
Date: ca 460 - 450 BC
Period: Early Classical

SUMMARY

Upper register: Peleus wrestles the sea-goddess Thetis. Her Nereid sisters flee on either side.
Lower register: Boreas pursuing Oreithyia (see other image)

ARTICLESNereides

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