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Bellerophon riding Pegasus & the Chimera | Greek vase, Athenian black figure kylix

P29.3 KHIMAIRA

Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Catalogue Number: Louvre A478
Beazley Archive Number: 300597
Ware: Attic Black Figure
Shape: Cup siana
Painter: Attributed to the Heidelberg Painter
Date: ca 560 - 550 BC
Period: High Archaic

SUMMARY

Side A: Bellerophon rides the winged horse Pegasos into battle against the Khimaira, a three-bodied beast with lion, goat and serpent features.
Side B: Pandareos and the Golden Hound (not shown)
Tondo: Herakles fighting the centaur Nessos (not shown)

ARTICLESKhimaira, Pegasos, Bellerophontes

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