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Theseus fighting the Minotaur | Greek vase, Athenian red figure kylix

T34.2 THESEUS & THE MINOTAUROS

Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Catalogue Number: Louvre G71
Beazley Archive Number: 200739
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Kylix
Painter: Attributed to the Euergides Painter
Date: ca 510 - 500 BC
Period: Late Archaic

SUMMARY

Side A1: Theseus grasps the Minotauros by the head as he prepares to slay it with its sword. The bull-headed man is armed with a pair of rocks.
Side A2: Adjacent images depict Herakles & the Nemean lion (see other image), and Theseus fighting Prokrustes.

ARTICLESMinotauros

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