Bellerophon riding Pegasus and the Chimera

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Carole Raddato
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published on 17 December 2014
Bellerophon riding Pegasus and the Chimera

Red-figure plate showing Bellerophon riding Pegasus and chasing the Chimera, by the Baltimore painter, second half of the 4th century BCE.
(Photo taken at the "Monsters. Fantastic Creatures of Fear and Myth" exhibition, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome)


About the Author

Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2014, December 17). Bellerophon riding Pegasus and the Chimera. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/3362/

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Raddato, Carole. "Bellerophon riding Pegasus and the Chimera." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 17, 2014. https://www.ancient.eu/image/3362/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Bellerophon riding Pegasus and the Chimera." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 17 Dec 2014. Web. 14 Sep 2019.

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