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Duel of Diomedes & Aeneas in the Trojan War, with Aphrodite & Athena | Greek vase, Athenian red figure calyx krater

K10.18 THE TROJAN WAR - DUEL OF DIOMEDES & AENEAS

Museum Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Catalogue Number: Boston 97.368
Beazley Archive Number: 202631
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Calyx krater
Painter: Name vase of the Tyszkiewicz Painter
Date: ca 490 - 480 BC
Period: Late Archaic

SUMMARY

Side A: Diomedes battles Aeneas in a scene from Homer's Iliad. Aeneas is shown falling beneath the spear of Diomedes, who is driven on by the goddess Athene, arrayed with spear, helm and aigis cloak. Aphrodite rushes on with arms outstretch to rescue her son from the battle. However she will be wounded by Diomedes and Athene in the process.
Side B: Akhilleus battles Memnon (see other image)

NOTEThis a drawing of the vase rather than a photographic representation.

ARTICLESAphrodite, Athene

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