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Titaness Asteria, goddess of Delos | Greek vase, Athenian red figure amphora

T15.1 ASTERIA

Museum Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Catalogue Number: Boston 03.821
Beazley Archive Number: 215718
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Neck amphora
Painter: Attributed to the Kadmos Painter
Date: ca 425 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of Asteria from a painted group of goddesses. The others (not shown) are Hippodame, Iaso and Eurynoe. Asteria is seated on a rock beside a tree, with a lyre at her side. Presumably these are her attributes as the island of Delos, nurse of Apollon.

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