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The bearded dragon disgorges Jason while Athena, holding an owl and leaning on her spear, watches.
Note the Gorgoneum on her aegis and the sphinx on her helmet.
The golden fleece hangs on a tree behind the dragon.
Douris Painter (c. 470 BCE)
Rome, Vatican 16545
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