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Apollo & Artemis slaying the children of Niobe | Greek vase, Athenian red figure calyx krater

K5.4 DEATH OF THE NIOBIDES

Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Catalogue Number: Paris G341
Beazley Archive Number: 206954
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Krater, calyx
Painter: Name vase of the Niobid Painter
Date: ca 475 - 425 BC
Period: Early Classical

SUMMARY

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 sakkos scarf. Both draw bows and wear quivers slung across their shoulders.
Side B: Heracles & the Argonauts (not shown)

ARTICLESApollon, Artemis

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