Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Historia Troiana
Events before the Trojan War The rape of Helen Wedding of Paris and Helen
Muses
With other figuresHelen
Amor
With other figuresParis
Further details
The so-called 'Jenkins Vase' is a decorative marble vase incorporating an ancient sculptured well-head, showing the marriage of Paris and Helen attended by Eros and the Muses. The Roman well was converted at the behest of Thomas Jenkins into a vase in 1772
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman
DATE
1st century BC - 76 Restored in 1772
LOCATION
Cardiff, National Museum of Wales
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RELATIONS
National Museum Wales
ArtFund
British Museum
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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