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Zephyrus, the west wind, & Hyacinthus | Greek vase, Athenian red figure kylix

T29.1 ZEPHYROS & HYAKINTHOS

Museum Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Catalogue No.: Boston 95.31
Beazley Archive No.: 205271
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Kylix
Painter: Signed by Douris
Date: ca 490 - 480 BC
Period: Late Archaic

SUMMARY

Two figures representing either Zephyros, the winged god of the west wind, holding his lover Hyakinthos in a close embrace; or an allegorical depiction of Love (Eros) desiring and seizing the beauty of youth.

ARTICLES

Zephyros, Eros

 
 
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