Red-figure Pelike

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published on 28 March 2015

A red-figure pelike from Rhodes, c. 430 BCE. The scene depicts a youth and a seated courtesan. Painted by Polygntos. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)



About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. Surrounded by archaeological sites, his special interests include ancient ceramics, architecture, and mythology. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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