Red-figure Pelike


Mark Cartwright

28 March 2015
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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)

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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