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Boreas, the north wind, chasing Oreithyia | Greek vase, Athenian red figure calyx krater

T28.2 BOREAS & OREITHYIA

Museum Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Catalogue Number: Boston 1972.850
Beazley Archive Number: 5958
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Calyx krater
Painter: Attributed to the Niobid Painter
Date: ca 460 - 450 BC
Period: Early Classical

SUMMARY

Upper register: Peleus capturing Thetis (see other images)
Lower register: Boreas, the winged god of the north wind, pursues the Athenian princess Oreithyia. He will carry her off to the mountains of Thrake as his bride.

ARTICLESBoreas, Oreithyia

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