Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Argonauts, Jason and Medea
CyclesEmbriachi casketsLondon, Victoria and Albert Museum, inv. 3265-1865 (c1390) (provisional)
Pelias commands Jason to retrieve the Golden Fleece
Medea gives Jason a statue to help him defeat the oxen
Jason travels and arrives at the island where the golden ram lives
Further details
Margaret H. Longhurst, Catalogue of Carvings in Ivory, 2 (Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Architecture and Sculpture), London 1929, p. 65
ARTIST/CREATOR
Embriachi family (active late 14th-15th century)
DATE
circa 1390
LOCATION
London, Victoria & Albert Museum (inv. 3265-1865)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
1
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RELATIONS
Victoria and Albert Museum
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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