1962 - about 1983
about 1983 - 1986
Walter Bareiss Children Usufruct, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1986.
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Attic Black-Figure Amphora
Attributed to Lydos or a painter close to Lydos (Greek (Attic), active about 565 - 535 B.C.)
Athens, Greece (Place Created)
45.6 × 32.5 cm (17 15/16 × 12 13/16 in.)
The Minotaur, a monster with a bull's head and a human body, was the son of the Cretan queen and a bull for which she had developed an irresistible passion. The Minotaur lived in a labyrinth on Crete and devoured human sacrifices of youths and maidens sent as tribute from Athens. When the Greek hero
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