P12.2A PELEUS, THETIS & NEREIDS
|Museum Collection||Martin von Wagner Museum, Würzburg|
|Catalogue No.||Würzburg L540|
|Beazley Archive No.||213890|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the Achilles Painter|
|Date||ca 450 B.C.|
Peleus wrestles the Nereid Thetis seeking to capture her as his bride. The pair are surrounded by a company of fleeing Nereids. The seven Nereids in the scene are named on the vase--Cymathoe, Cymatolege, Nao, Melite, Psamathe, Speo and Glauce. Nao is the Nereid to the right of Thetis in this image.