The Children of Tyro: Amythaon, Aison, Pheres (page 195, with art)

Chapter 5: The Line of Deukalion

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Formerly Berlin, Antikensammlung, F1655 (now lost): Late Corinthian column krater by the Amphiaraos Painter; funeral games of Pelias: chariot race

A. Furtwaengler and K. Reichhold, Griechische Vasenmalerei: Auswahl hervorragender Vasenbilder (Serie III, 1932), pl. 121: detail of Akastos, Argeios and Pheres, spectators or judges at chariot race

A. Furtwaengler and K. Reichhold, Griechische Vasenmalerei: Auswahl hervorragender Vasenbilder (Serie III, 1932), pl. 121: detail of racers Kastor, Admetos, Alastor, Amphiaraos and Hippasos

Perseus Art & Archaeology Artifact Browser

Throne of Apollo at Amyklai (known through Pausanias’ description and modern reconstructions)

Pausanias Description of Greece 3.18.16:

Lastly there is Admetus yoking a boar and a lion to his chariot (original Greek).

FurtwänglerRecThroneApollo.jpeg

Reconstruction of whole throne by A. Furtwängler, from J.G. Frazer, Pausanias’s Description of Greece, vol. III, Commentary (2nd ed. 1913), p. 352

 New Haven, Yale University Art Gallery 1913.111: Attic black-figure lekythos with Apollo and chariot of Admetos?

Yoking of lion, boar, wolf and panther in presence of Hermes

Apollo mounting chariot and Leto?

Yoked animals and Artemis?

Yale University Art Gallery

Beazley Archive Pottery Database

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Edited by R. Ross Holloway, Elisha Benjamin Andrews Professor Emeritus, Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown Univ., and Frances Van Keuren, Prof. Emerita, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Univ. of Georgia, January 2020.

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