T19.5 EOS & TITHONOS
Museum Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston,
Catalogue No.: Boston 03.816
Beazley Archive No.: 203171
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Nolan amphora
Painter: Name vase of Boston Tithonus Painter
Date: ca 480 -470 BC
Period: Early Classical
Eos, the winged goddess of the dawn, seizes the handsome young Trojan prince Tithonos, carrying him off to be her consort. The boy is depicted holding a lyre.
NOTEThis is a drawing of the vase rather than a photograhic representation.