T19.8 EOS & CEPHALUS
|Museum Collection||The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu|
|Catalogue No.||Malibu 84.AE.569|
|Beazley Archive No.||16200|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Date||ca 480 B.C.|
|Period||Late Archaic / Early Classical|
Eos pursues the youthful hunter Cephalus, seizing him from a company of Athenians--including King Cecrops and the prince Pandion. The dawn-goddess is winged and the youth wears a petasos cap and holds a pair of hunting spears.
Side B: Zeus pursuing Ganymedes (see other image).
Tondo: Zeus and Ganymedes on Olympus (see other image).