Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
With Amor With other figuresParis and Helen
Historia Troiana
Events before the Trojan War The rape of Helen Rape of Helen
Events before the Trojan War The rape of Helen Aneas assisting Paris in the rape of Helen
Further details
Paris is leading Helen away from Sparta and the Palace of Menelaos. Aeneas, with a lion shield, accompanies Paris. Aphrodite and Eros flank Helen. Peitho, the personification of persuasion, follows behind Aphrodite
ARTIST/CREATOR
Makron (active in Athens, c500-475 BC) and Hieron (Attic potter)
DATE
490 BC - 480 BC
LOCATION
Boston (Mass.), Museum of Fine Arts (acc. no. 13.186)
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RELATIONS
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts
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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