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Perseus & the Gorgon Medusa | Greek vase, Athenian black figure white-ground kyathos

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)
Shape: Kyathos
Painter: Attributed to a follower of the Theseus Painter
Date: ca 510 BC
Period: Archaic

SUMMARY

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.

ARTICLESPerseus, Medousa

 
 
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