Red-figure Pelike

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Mark Cartwright
published on 28 March 2015
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A red-figure pelike from Rhodes, c. 430 BCE. The scene depicts a youth and a seated courtesan. Painted by Polygntos. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time author, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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