T34.9 THESEUS & THE MINOTAUR
|Museum Collection||Museum of Fine Arts, Boston|
|Catalogue No.||Boston 60.1|
|Beazley Archive No.||-|
|Ware||Attic Black Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the Nikosthenes Painter|
|Date||ca. 540 B.C.|
Side A: Theseus grabs the bull-headed Minotaur by the horn as he drives a sword into its breast. Blood spurts from the beast's wound. The combatants are flanked by three of the sacrificial Athenian youths and maidens.
Side B: The Dioscuri riding into Olympus (not shown).