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P14.2 THESEUS & AMPHITRITE

Theseus & Amphitrite | Attic red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Catalogue No. New York 53.11.4
Beazley Archive No. 204406
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Kylix
Painter Attributed to the Briseis Painter
Date ca 500 - 450 B.C.
Period Classical

DESCRIPTION

Tondo: Theseus is received by the goddess Amphitrite in the undersea palace of his father Poseidon. The sea-queen is seated and holds her hands in a pinching gesture.
Side A : Theseus, Poseidon, Nereus and the Nereids (not shown).
Side B: Theseus and Athena (not shown).

ARTICLES

Amphitrite