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Centaur | Etruscan red figure vase painting
Museum Collection Martin von Wagner Museum, Würzburg
Catalogue No. Würzburg L778
Beazley Archive No. N/A
Ware Etruscan Red Figure
Shape Amphora, Neck
Painter Attributed to the Paris Painter
Date ca. 530 B.C.
Period Archaic


Detail of one of several Centaurs in a decorative procession of fabulous creatures, men and beasts.

The Centaur has the head, arms and torso of a man and the lower body of a horse. He holds a branch in one hand and a long-necked bird (probably a crane) stands at his feet.


Thessalian Centaurs