P20.2 BOREADS & HARPIES
|Museum Collection||National Archaeological Museum Jatta, Ruvo di Puglia|
|Beazley Archive No.||N/A|
|Ware||Apulian Red Figure|
|Date||ca 360 B.C.|
|Period||Late Classical / Early Hellenistic|
Detail of the Boread twins and a Harpy from a painting depicting Harpies stealing food from the plate of the blind king Phineus. The Harpy is depicted as an ugly, winged woman dressed in a short skirt and holding food. The Boreads are handsome winged youths wielding a sword and a spear.
This image is a drawing of the vase rather than a photograph.