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T20.1C PROMETHEUS & THE EAGLE

Prometheus & Eagle | Laconian black figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Vatican Museums, Vatican City
Catalogue No. -
Beazley Archive No. N/A
Ware Laconian Black Figure
Shape Amphoriskos
Painter -
Date ca 530 B.C.
Period Archaic

DESCRIPTION

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.

ARTICLES

Prometheus, Caucasian Eagle

OTHER IMAGES

Thumbnail Titans Atlas & Prometheus

T20.1 Titans

Thumbnail Titan Atlas

T20.1B Atlas