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K2.3 POSEIDON & POLYBOTES

Poseidon & Polybotes | Attic red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown
Catalogue No. Williams 64.9
Beazley Archive No. 275166
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Stamnos
Painter Attributed to the Troilos Painter
Date ca 500 - 475 B.C.
Period Late Archaic

DESCRIPTION

Poseidon casts the rock of Nisyros upon the giant Polybotes. The falling giant is armed with a spear, shield and helm. Poseidon also wields a trident.

This image is a montage of several photos of the vase.

ARTICLES

Poseidon, Polybotes, Gigantes

OTHER IMAGES

Thumbnail Poseidon

K2.3B Poseidon