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Helios, the sun god | Athenian red figure hydria

T17.2 HELIOS THE SUN

Museum Collection: Badisches Landesmuseum, Karlsruhe, Germany
Catalogue No.: Karlsruhe 259
Beazley Archive Number: 220515
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Hydria
Painter: Name vase of the Painter of the Carlsruhe Paris
Date: ca 440 BC
Period: High Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of the figure of Helios from a painting depicting the Judgement of Paris. The god is rising at dawn in his sun chariot from the River Okeanos.

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