K20.4B 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 dressed in a red cloak faces one of her sisters who is seated playing a lyre (see other image). A small magpie is perched on the rock between them. The scene is labelled "Helikon"--the sacred mountain of the Muses.