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Theseus, Athena & Amphitrite | Greek vase, Athenian red figure kylix

P14.1 THESEUS & THE PALACE OF POSEIDON

Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre,
Paris, France
Catalogue Number: Louvre G104
Beazley Archive Number: 203217
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Kylix
Painter: Attributed to Onesimos
Date: ca 500 - 490 BC
Period: Late Archaic

SUMMARY

Tondo: Theseus is hospitably received by Amphitrite in the undersea palace of his father, King Poseidon. The hero is supported by a tiny fish-tailed sea-god and introduced to Amphitrite by the goddess Athene.

ARTICLESAmphitrite, Athene, Triton

 
 
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