Plaster Casts From Begram. Kapisa Province.
Ganymede feeding the Eagle of Zeus (d. 16.3 cm.). Many versions of this popular subject were engraved on plaques and gems during the Greco-Roman period. Ganymede was a beautiful Trojan youth made immortal and taken up to Olympus to be the cupbearer to the gods.
Photo: Louis Dupree
- acku Afghanistan
- Image Size
- 3693x3726 / 2.3MB
- Contained in galleries
- NATIONAL MUSEUM II: CE (Common Era)