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Pottery: black-figured amphora with palmette and lotus patterns above designs.
Side A: Theseus slaying the Minotaur; he plunges his sword into the neck of the monster, who is face to front, fallen on right knee, with stone in each hand. On either side, a woman wrapped in mantle; in field, imitation inscriptions.
Side B: Similar; Theseus plunges a sword into neck of Minotaur, who has fallen backward to left; on either side, draped woman with spear; imitation inscriptions.
- Production date
- 540BC (circa)
Height: 37.50 centimetres
Weight: 2.29 kilograms
Width: 26 centimetres
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2010 7 Jun-5 Sept, Museo de Ballas Artes de Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain.
2011 June-October Ulsan Museum, Ulsan, South Korea, 'Fantastic Creatures'.
2012, January-April, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, 'Fantastic Creatures'
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
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