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Duel of Ajax & Hector in the Trojan War, with Athena & Apollo | Greek vase, Athenian red figure kylix

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
Shape: Kylix
Painter: Signed by Douris
Date: ca 485 - 480 BC
Period: Late Archaic

SUMMARY

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.

ARTICLESApollon, Athene

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