Fragment Perseus Louvre CA937



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English: Perseus (wearing a hat and the kibisis slung over his shoulder) averts his gaze as he kills Medusa. Fragment of an orientalizing relief pithos. Terracotta with stamped and cut decoration, Cycladic artwork, ca. 670 BC. From Thebes, Boeotia.
Français : Persée (portant un chapeau, avec la kibisis sur l'épaule) détourne le regard pendant qu'il tue Méduse. Fragment d'un pithos orientalisant à reliefs. Terre cuite à décor estampé et incisé, art cycladique, vers 670 av. J.-C. Provenance : Thèbes, Béotie.


Department of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities, Denon, lower ground floor, room 1

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CA 937

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Purchase, 1898


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