N13.2 HYPNOS & THE BODY OF SARPEDON
|Museum Collection||British Museum, London|
|Catalogue No.||London 1876,0328.1|
|Beazley Archive No.||-|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure (White Ground)|
|Painter||Name Vase of the Thanatos Painter|
|Date||ca. 435 - 425 B.C.|
Hypnos (Sleep) carries the body of Sarpedon from the battlefields of Troy. The god is depicted as a beardless, white winged youth. His twin brother Thanatos (Death) (not shown) is similar in form but bearded.