Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Phaedra
Phaedra and Hippolytus Phaedra tries to seduce Hippolytus
Phaedra and Hippolytus Hippolytus hunting boar
Further details
[Left to right] Phaedra, daughter of Minos, on the throne, her right hand supported by a sphinx. Miniature figures of Amor & Psyche at the throne’s foot. Hippolytus, holding a spear, stands in front of Diana’s temple; on the right, Hippolytus’ hunting a boar, with Virtus (Courage) on his left.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman
DATE
late 2nd century
LOCATION
Vatican City, Musei Vaticani (Museo Gregoriano Profano)
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Photo Anderson
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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