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T34.8 THESEUS & THE MINOTAUR

Theseus & Minotaur | Attic red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection British Museum, London
Catalogue No. London 1917.7-26.3
Beazley Archive No. 218010
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Kylix, Stemless
Painter Attributed to the Meleager Painter
Date ca 400 - 300 B.C.
Period Late Classical

DESCRIPTION

Theseus grabs the bull-headed Minotaur by the horn as he prepares to slay it with a club or bone. The comical appearance of the beast may be intentional.

ARTICLES

Minotaur