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Theseus stabbing the Minotaur | Greek vase, Athenian black figure hydria

T34.16 THESEUS & THE MINOTAUROS

Museum Collection: Museo Gregoriano Etrusco Vaticano, Vatican City
Catalogue Number: Vatican 424
Beazley Archive Number: 302038
Ware: Attic Black Figure
Shape: Hydria
Painter: Attributed to Leagros Group or to Group of Vatican 424
Date: C6th BC
Period: Archaic

SUMMARY

Theseus grasps the hairy, bull-headed Minotauros by the horn as he drives his sword through its neck. The pair are surrounded by the sacrificial youths and maids (not shown).

ARTICLES

Minotauros

 
 
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