ITALY, Apulia<br />
 THE FELTON PAINTER (attributed to)<br/>
<em>Oenochoe (Apulian red-figure ware)</em> 375 BCE-350 BCE <!-- (full view) --><br />

earthenware<br />
17.2 x 13.9 x 14.5 cm<br />
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne<br />
Felton Bequest, 1959<br />
90-D5<br />

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Theseus In Magna Graecia: An Athenian Hero Travels West
Trendall Lecture 2023

Theseus In Magna Graecia: An Athenian Hero Travels West
Trendall Lecture 2023

Speaker

Alan Shapiro is the W. H. Collins Vickers Professor of Archaeology, Emeritus, at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA, and former Dietrich von Bothmer Research Scholar at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. A specialist in Athenian vase-painting and sculpture, Greek mythology and religion, he is the author of Myth into Art: Poet and Painter in Classical Greece (1994) and Refashioning Anakreon in Classical Athens (2012).

Presented in collaboration with the Trendall Research Centre for Ancient Mediterranean Studies, La Trobe University.

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