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P21.2 IRIS

Iris | Faliscan red figure vase painting
Museum Collection Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Catalogue No. Boston 1970.487
Beazley Archive No. N/A
Ware Faliscan Red Figure
Shape Krater, Calyx
Painter The Nazzano Painter
Date ca 380 - 360 B.C.
Period Late Classical


Detail of the goddess Iris from a painting depicting Telephus threatening the infant Orestes in the presence of his father Agamemnon. The winged goddess wears a short skirt and boots, and holds a herald's wand (kerykeion) in her hand.