K5.10 THE TROJAN WAR - DUEL OF AIAS & HEKTOR (AJAX & HECTOR)
Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Catalogue Number: Louvre G115
Beazley Archive Number: 205119
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Painter: Signed by Douris
Date: ca 485 - 480 BC
Period: Late Archaic
Side A: Duel of Paris and Menelaos (see other image)
Side B: Aias battles Hektor in this vase depicting a scene from Homer's Iliad. Each of the combatants is supported by a god. Behind Aias stands Athene, wearing a helm and the aigis cloak. On the opposite side, supporting Hektor, is Apollon, holding a bow, quiver and crowned with a wreath of laurel.
Tondo: Eos with body of Memnon (see other image)
NOTEThis image is a montage of several photos of the vase.
OTHER IMAGES OF VASE