L6.1 ARGONAUTS & GIANT TALOS
|Museum Collection||National Archaeological Museum Jatta, Ruvo di Puglia|
|Catalogue No.||Ruvo Jatta 1501|
|Beazley Archive No.||217518|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Name vase of the Talos Painter|
|Date||ca 400 - 390 B.C.|
Side A: The bronze giant Talos of Crete is slain by the witch Medea (far left) and the Dioscuri during the voyage of the Argonauts. The twins are mounted on horses and grasp the giant by the arms. The gods Poseidon and Amphitrite (upper right hand corner) witness the scene.
Side B: The Argonauts and goddesses Athena and Hera (not shown).