T8.1 THEMIS & AEGEUS
|Museum Collection||Antikensammlung Berlin|
|Catalogue No.||Berlin F2538|
|Beazley Archive No.||217214|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the Codrus Painter|
|Date||ca. 430 B.C.|
Tondo: The childless King Aegeus receives a prophecy from Themis regarding the birth of his son. The goddess is seated on the Delphic tripod in the role of Phthia, prophetess of the oracular shrine. She holds a cup (phiale) in one hand and a sprig of laurel in the other.
Sides: The Calydonian Boar Hunt (not shown).
Detail of Themis.