K10.14 PEITHO & APHRODITE
|Museum Collection||Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas|
|Beazley Archive No.||N/A|
|Ware||Apulian Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the Underworld Painter|
|Period||Late Classical / Early Hellenistic|
Detail of Aphrodite and her handmaiden Peitho in a painting depicting the story of the love of Endymion and Selene. Aphrodite holds a myrtle wreath and is named on the vase. Her companion is probably Peitho (Persuasion) who often appears beside the goddess in scenes of seduction.