P14.3 THESEUS & THE PALACE OF POSEIDON
Museum Collection: Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Catalogue Number: Harvard 1960.339
Beazley Archive Number: 202875
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Column krater
Painter: Attributed to the Harrow Painter
Date: ca 480 - 470 BC
Period: Late Archaic
Theseus is received in the undersea palace of his father, King Poseidon. The hero is greeted by the god with a welcoming handshake. Behind him stands Poseidon's queen Amphitrite, and before the doors of the palace the elderly sea-god couple Nereus and Doris.
NOTEThis image is a montage of several photos of the vase.
ARTICLESPoseidon, Amphitrite, Nereus, Doris
OTHER IMAGES OF VASE