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Astrape, goddess of lightning | Greek vase, Apulian red figure loutrophoros

T32.1 ASTRAPE

Museum Collection: The J Paul Getty Museum, Malibu,
California, USA
Catalogue Number: Malibu 86.AE.680
Beazley Archive Number: N/A
Ware: Apulian Red Figure
Shape: Loutrophoros
Painter: Attributed to Painter of Louvre MNB1148
Date: ca 350 - 340 BC
Period: Late Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of figure Astrape (Lightning Bolt). Astrape stands beside the throne of Zeus, bearing his thunderbolt in her hand. She is depicted as Astraia (constellation Virgo), the goddess of justice, with the usual attributes of a star-god: wings, flaming torch and shining aureole.

ARTICLES

Astraia, Dike

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