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Theseus, Poseidon, Amphitrite, Nereus & Doris | Greek vase, Athenian red figure krater

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

SUMMARY

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

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