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Gorgon Painter (E21_Person, Concept)

Canonical URI: http://kerameikos.org/id/gorgon_painter


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Gorgon Painter (en), Gorgo-Maler (de), Pittore della Gorgone (it), Peintre de la Gorgone (fr)Additional labels


The Gorgon Painter is an Athenian black-figure painter who was active ca. 600-580 BCE. The name derives from a dinos (Paris, Louvre E874; BAPD 300055) showing Perseus and Gorgons. Other shapes include the oinochoe, lekythos, amphora, and the olpe. In addition to large animals, there are scenes of myth (Herakles, Hermes, centaurs). Findspots are Athens (Agora, Acropolis), Naukratis, Heraion, Vari, and Cortona (Italy).

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