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T28.3 BOREAS & OREITHYIA

Boreas & Oreithyia | Attic red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Martin von Wagner Museum, Würzburg
Catalogue No. Würzburg L511
Beazley Archive No. 206986
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Pelike
Painter Attributed to the Niobid Painter
Date -
Period Early Classical

DESCRIPTION

Side A: Boreas, the winged god of the north-wind, pursues the Athenian princess Oreithyia in the presence of the goddess Athena. The god has wings on both his shoulders and feet.
Side B: Oreithyia's sisters, Pandrosos and Agraulos, run to their father King Erechtheus (not shown).

ARTICLES

Boreas, Oreithyia, Athena

OTHER IMAGES

Thumbnail Boreas

T28.3B Boreas