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GODS & MYTHS
Orithyia
Boreas abducting Orithyia
Further details
Boreas attempting to forcefully abduct Oreithyia. To their left is a matronly figure, perhaps Aphrodite, with Eros, to whom Oreithyia supplicates. The standing figure is a either Oreithyia's sister or playmate. Late C4th or Early C3rd.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Southern Italian (after)
DATE
2nd half 5th century BC
LOCATION
Oxford, Ashmolean Museum
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Percy Gardner, 'Boreas and Oreithyia on a Late Attic Vase Author', The Journal of Hellenistic Studies, 18 (1898), 136-40.
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RELATIONS
JSTOR. Gardner's article on the vase
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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