K20.4 MUSE ON HELICON
|Museum Collection||Staatliche Antikensammlungen, Munich|
|Catalogue No.||Munich S80|
|Beazley Archive No.||213977|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure (White Ground)|
|Painter||Attributed to the Achilles Painter|
|Date||ca 445 B.C.|
A Muse, probably Calliope, is seated on the rocks of Mount Helicon playing a lyre. The name of the mountain in inscribed on the vase. A small magpie sits at her feet and to her left stands a second Muse (see other image).