P23.18 THE BIRTH OF PEGASUS
|Museum Collection||Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York|
|Catalogue No.||New York 06.1070|
|Beazley Archive No.||203101|
|Ware||Attic Bilingual (White Ground)|
|Painter||Attributed to the Diosphos Painter|
|Date||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.