K6.7 THE DEATH OF ACTAEON
|Museum Collection||Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge|
|Catalogue No.||Harvard 1960.367|
|Beazley Archive No.||N/A|
|Ware||Lucanian Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the Choephoroi Painter|
|Date||ca 350 - 340 B.C.|
Side A1: Actaeon is transformed into a stag--indicated by the pair of antlers--by the goddess Artemis and torn apart by his own hounds. The Naiad-nymph of the spring Gargathie sits watching.
Side A2: Phrixus and Helle rescued by the golden-fleeced ram (see other image).
Side B: Orestes is pursued by the Erinyes (see other image).
This image is a montage of several photos of the vase.