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N1.2 NYX

Nyx | Attic red figure vase painting
Museum Collection Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
Catalogue No. Oxford 1914.11
Beazley Archive No. 11909
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Pyxis, Lid Fragment
Painter Attributed to Attic Query
Date ca 425 - 375 B.C.
Period -


Nyx, the winged goddess of the night, flies between a pair of horses or horse-drawn chariots--probably those of the dawn and the moon. She wears a star-spangled dress.