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P20.3 BOREADS & HARPIES

Boreads & Harpies | Laconian black figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection National Etruscan Museum, Rome
Catalogue No. -
Beazley Archive No. N/A
Ware Laconian Black Figure
Shape Kylix
Painter -
Date ca 550 B.C.
Period Archaic

DESCRIPTION

The Boreads, sons of the god of the North-Wind, chase the Harpies with swords drawn. The two sets of twins are overlaid, one twin just behind the other. The Boreads have wings on their heels and the Harpies on their backs. A Sphinx reclines below them.

ARTICLES

Harpies, Sphinx