File:Perseus Medusa Louvre CA795.jpg

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Unknown
Unknown artist
(Cyclades, Greece)
Description
English: Perseus (left, wearing a hat, winged boots and the kibisis slung over his shoulder) averts his gaze as he kills Medusa, figured here as a female centaur. Detail from an orientalizing relief pithos.
Français : Persée (à gauche, portant un chapeau et des bottes ailées, avec la kibisis sur l'épaule) détourne le regard pendant qu'il tue Méduse, représentée ici comme un centaure femelle. Détail d'un pithos orientalisant à reliefs.
Date circa 660 BC
Medium terracotta
medium QS:P186,Q60424
; incised decoration and stamped decoration
Dimensions Height: 130 cm (51.1 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,130U174728
institution QS:P195,Q19675
not on view

This work is part of the collections of the Louvre (Department of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities).
Accession number
CA 795 Info non-talk.svg
Object history discovered (Thebes, Boeotia Regional Unit)
Credit line : purchased
References Musée du Louvre, Atlas database: entry 5042
Source/Photographer Marie-Lan Nguyen (2007)
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