P23.18 THE BIRTH OF PEGASUS
|Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
|New York 06.1070
|Beazley Archive No.
|Attic Bilingual (White Ground)
|Attributed to the Diosphos Painter
|ca 500 - 450 B.C.
The winged horse Pegasus is birthed from the neck-stump of the decapitated Gorgon Medusa. The hero Perseus wings away with her head tucked inside his kibisis sack.