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9683 : Attic red-figure pelike. Herakles and Busiris. Pan Painter

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Depiction of Herakles' adventure with Busiris, the mythical king of Egypt,
who tried to sacrifice him, as he did with every stranger, in order to prevent
a famine in his country.
A. Herakles near the altar, killing Busiris and his priests.
B. Terrified priests with the sacrificial implements turn to flight.
Found in Thespiai. By the Pan Painter. About 470 B.C.


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