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Perseus, harpe in one hand, kibisis in the other,
stalks the sleeping Medusa under the tutelage of Athena and Hermes.
The bearded figure seated to the left may be king Akrisios who is later turned to stone.
Nausicaa Painter (c. 450-440 BCE)
Richmond, Virginia Museum 62.1.1
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