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Phineus & the Harpies | Greek vase, Athenian red figure hydria-kalpis

P20.1 PHINEUS & THE HARPYIAI

Museum Collection: The J Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, California, USA
Catalogue Number: Malibu 85.AE.316
Beazley Archive Number: 30369
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Hydria-kalpis
Painter: Attributed to the the Kleophrades Painter
Date: ca 480 BC
Period: Late Archaic

SUMMARY

The old blind king Phineus raises his hands to defend himself, as the three winged Harpyiai swoop down to steal away his food.

ARTICLESHarpyiai

 
 
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