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

T29.2 ZEPHYROS & HYAKINTHOS

Collection: (not known where), Berlin, Germany
Catalogue No.: Berlin F2305
Beazley Archive No.: 205366
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Kylix
Painter: Attributed to Manner of Douris Painter
Date: --
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

The figures may either represent Zephyros, the winged god of the west wind, holding his lover Hyakinthos in a close embrace; or an allegorical depiction of Love (Eros) seizing the beauty of youth. The boy carries a lyre.

ARTICLESZephyros, Eros

 
 
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