P23.4 PERSEUS & MEDOUSA
Museum Collection: The J Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, California, USA
Catalogue Number: Malibu 86.AE.146
Beazley Archive Number: 10150
Ware: Attic Black Figure (White Ground)
Painter: Attributed to a follower of the Theseus Painter
Date: ca 510 BC
Perseus, wearing the winged cap and boots of Hermes, chases after the Gorgon Medousa with sword drawn. The Gorgon is depicted as a winged woman with talonned hands, a broad round face, wide mouth, protruding tongue and staring eyes.
NOTEThis image is a montage of several photos of the vase.