K10.18 THE DUEL OF DIOMEDES & AENEAS
|Museum Collection||Museum of Fine Arts, Boston|
|Catalogue No.||Boston 97.368|
|Beazley Archive No.||202631|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Name vase of the Tyszkiewicz Painter|
|Date||ca 490 - 480 B.C.|
Side A: Diomedes battles Aeneas in a scene from Homer's Iliad. Aeneas is wounded by in the thigh by the Greek hero Diomedes. The goddess Athena--equipped with spear, helm and aegis cloak--supports the hero. Aphrodite rushes forward with arms outstretched to rescue her son but will be wounded in the arm by Diomedes.
Side B: Achilles battles Memnon (see other image).
This a drawing of the vase rather than a photograph.