K5.4 DEATH OF THE NIOBIDS
|Museum Collection||Musée du Louvre, Paris|
|Catalogue No.||Paris G341|
|Beazley Archive No.||206954|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Name vase of the Niobid Painter|
|Date||ca 475 - 425 B.C.|
Side A: Apollo and Artemis slay the sons and daughters of the boastful queen Niobe with their arrows. The god wears a wreath of laurel upon his head and the goddess a scarf (sakkos). Both draw bows and wear quivers slung across their shoulders.
Side B: Heracles and the Argonauts (not shown).