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Theseus killing the Minotaur | Greek vase, Athenian black figure amphora

T34.3 THESEUS & THE MINOTAUROS

Museum Collection: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, New York City, USA
Catalogue Number: RISD 25.083
Beazley Archive Number: 4808
Ware: Attic Black Figure
Shape: Amphora
Painter: --
Date: ca 550 - 530 BC
Period: Archaic

SUMMARY

Side A: Departure of Triptolemos (see other image)
Side B: Theseus grasps the bull-headed Minotauros by the arm as he drives his sword through its neck. The pair of combatants are surrounded by the sacrificial youths and maids.

ARTICLES Minotauros

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