M14.1 CHIMERA, BELLEROPHON & PEGASUS
|Museum Collection||The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu|
|Catalogue No.||Malibu 85.AE.121|
|Beazley Archive No.||N/A|
|Ware||Laconian Black Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the Boread Painter|
|Date||ca. 570 - 565 B.C.|
Bellerophon and his steed, the winged horse Pegasus, battle the Chimera. The monster has the head and body of a lion, a goat's head rising from the center of its back, and a serpent for a tail. The hero drives a spear into its breast and Pegasus pummels its neck with his hooves.