T1.4 GAEA OR PANDORA & PANES
|Museum Collection||Museum of Fine Arts, Boston|
|Catalogue No.||Boston 01.8032|
|Beazley Archive No.||211718|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the Penthesilea Painter|
|Date||ca. 450 B.C.|
Gaea the Earth, or Pandora the first woman, rises up (anodos) from the earth. She is surrounded by a pair of dancing Panes. The goat-headed daemones symbolize fertility. If the figure is Pandora the scene could be based on the satyr-play by Aeschylus of the same name.