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Prometheus bound & the Eagle | Greek vase, Laconian black figure amphoriskos

T20.1C PROMETHEUS & THE EAGLE

Museum Collection: Musei Vaticani, Vatican City
Catalogue Number: TBA
Beazley Archive Number: N/A
Ware: Laconian Black Figure
Shape: Amphoriskos
Date: ca 530 BC
Period: Archaic

SUMMARY

The Titan Prometheus is shown bound by the hands to a stake and tortured by an eagle pecking at his heart. The blood of the wound drips down upon the earth.

ARTICLES

Prometheus, Aetos Kaukasios

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