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T15.1 ASTERIA

Asteria | Attic red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Catalogue No. Boston 03.821
Beazley Archive No. 215718
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Amphora, Neck
Painter Attributed to the Kadmos Painter
Date ca 400 B.C.
Period Classical

DESCRIPTION

Detail of the goddess Asteria from a painting depicting a company of goddesses. Asteria is seated on a rock beside a tree with a lyre and wreath of laurel at her side. These are perhaps her attributes as the personification of the island of Delos and nurse of the god Apollo.

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Asteria

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