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Poseidon battling the giant Polybotes | Greek vase, Athenian red figure stamnos

K2.3 POSEIDON & THE GIGANTE POLYBOTES

Museum Collection: Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA
Catalogue Number: Williams 64.9
Beazley Archive Number: 275166
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Stamnos
Painter: Attributed to the Troilos Painter
Date: ca 500 - 475 BC
Period: Late Archaic

SUMMARY

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.

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

ARTICLESPoseidon, Polybotes, Gigantes

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