P14.3 THESEUS & THE PALACE OF POSEIDON
|Museum Collection||Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge|
|Catalogue No.||Harvard 1960.339|
|Beazley Archive No.||202875|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the Harrow Painter|
|Date||ca. 480 - 470 B.C.|
Theseus is received in the undersea palace of his father Poseidon. The hero shakes hands with the god. Behind him, Poseidon's queen Amphitrite raises her hand in a pinching gesture. The elderly sea-gods Nereus and Doris stand in the portico. He holds a sceptre and she has a cup and oinochoe jug.
This image is a montage of several photos of the vase.
Detail of Nereus and Doris.