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T8.1 THEMIS & AEGEUS

Themis & Aegeus | Attic red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Antikensammlung Berlin
Catalogue No. Berlin F2538
Beazley Archive No. 217214
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Kylix
Painter Attributed to the Codrus Painter
Date ca 430 B.C.
Period High Classical

DESCRIPTION

Tondo: The childless King Aegeus receives a prophecy from Themis regarding the birth of his son. The goddess is seated on the Delphic tripod in the role of Phthia, prophetess of the oracular shrine. She holds a cup (phiale) in one hand and a sprig of laurel in the other.
Sides: The Calydonian Boar Hunt (not shown).

ARTICLES

Themis