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Zeus battling the giant Porphyrion | Greek vase, Athenian red figure kylix

K1.3 ZEUS & THE GIGANTE PORPHYRION

Museum Collection:  Antikenmuseen, Berlin, Germany
Catalogue Number: Berlin F2531
Beazley Archive Number: 220533
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Kylix
Painter: Signed by Aristophanes
Date: ca 410 - 400 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of Zeus battling the Gigante Porphyrion from a painting of the Giganto-makhia (War of the Giants). The god aims his lightning bolt at the giant who holds a shield and rock.

NOTEThis image is a montage of two photos of the vase.

ARTICLESZeus, Porphyrion, Gigantes

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