T20.1C PROMETHEUS & THE EAGLE
|Museum Collection||Vatican Museums, Vatican City|
|Beazley Archive No.||N/A|
|Ware||Laconian Black Figure|
|Date||ca 530 B.C.|
Prometheus is tormented by the Caucasian eagle. The Titan is depicted as a beardless, naked man with long locks of knotted hair, bound by the wrists and ankles to a stake. The eagle is perched upon his lap and tears at his chest with its beak. Blood from the wound drips to the ground.