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Theseus slaying the Minotaur | Greek vase, Athenian red figure stamnos

T34.1 THESEUS & THE MINOTAUROS

Museum Collection: British Museum,
London, United Kingdom
Catalogue Number: London E441
Beazley Archive Number: 201709
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Stamnos
Painter: Attributed to Kleophrades
Date: ca 500 - 450 BC
Period: Late Archaic / Early Classical

SUMMARY

Side A: Theseus grasps the bull-headed Minotauros by the snout as he prepares to slit its throat with his sword.
Side B: Theseus & Prokrustes (not shown)

ARTICLES

Minotauros

 
 
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