Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Argonauts, Jason and Medea
CyclesEmbriachi casketsLondon, Victoria and Albert Museum, inv. 4304:1-1857 (c1390-1410)
Jason sows the teeth of the dragon onto the field
Jason kills the dragon and extracts its teeth
Further details
Scene 7 merely shows Jason and two persons standing at the shore
ARTIST/CREATOR
Embriachi family (active late 14th-15th century)
DATE
circa 1390 - 1410
LOCATION
London, Victoria & Albert Museum (inv. 4304:1-1857)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
6 (Scenes 6 and 7)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Margaret H. Longhurst, Catalogue of Carvings in Ivory, 2 (Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Architecture and Sculpture), London 1929, p. 65
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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
Contact
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