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T34.14 THESEUS & THE MINOTAUR

Theseus & Minotaur | Attic black figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu
Catalogue No. Malibu 85.AE.376
Beazley Archive No. 350440
Ware Attic Black Figure
Shape Amphora, Neck
Painter Attributed to Group E
Date ca 550 B.C.
Period High Archaic

DESCRIPTION

Theseus grasps the bull-headed Minotaur by the neck as he slits its throat with his sword. The pair are surrounded by the sacrificial Athenian youths and maidens.

ARTICLES

Minotaur