Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Theseus
Myths Theseus leaves Crete with Ariadne
Further details
Late Geometric Attic krater, probably from Thebes. The scene possibly represents Ariadne (who displays the Crown of Light) departing by sea from Crete with Theseus
ARTIST/CREATOR
Subdipylon Group (active 760-700 BC)
DATE
circa 735 BC
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Greek and Roman Antiquities) (inv. 1899,0219.1)
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Part of the 'Visual Approaches to the Classics' exhibition, Warburg Institute, 1939 (XXXI 2)
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RELATIONS
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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