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Eos & Tithonos | Greek vase, Athenian red figure kylix

T19.7 EOS & TITHONOS

Museum Collection: British Museum, London, UK
Catalogue No.: London E72
Beazley Archive No.: 211658
Ware: Red Figure
Shape: Kylix
Painter: Attributed to Penthesilea Painter
Date: ca 475 - 425 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

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.

ARTICLES

Eos

 
 
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