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P14.3 THESEUS & THE PALACE OF POSEIDON

Theseus, Poseidon & Amphitrite | Attic red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge
Catalogue No. Harvard 1960.339
Beazley Archive No. 202875
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Krater, Column
Painter Attributed to the Harrow Painter
Date ca 480 - 470 B.C.
Period Late Archaic

DESCRIPTION

Theseus is received in the undersea palace of his father Poseidon. The hero shakes hands with the god. Behind him, Poseidon's queen Amphitrite raises her hand in a pinching gesture. The elderly sea-gods Nereus and Doris stand by the portico.

This image is a montage of several photos of the vase.

ARTICLES

Nereus, Doris, Poseidon, Amphitrite

OTHER IMAGES

Thumbnail Doris & Nereus

P14.3B Nereus