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K5.5B ATHENA

Athena | Attic red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Antikensammlung Berlin
Catalogue No. Berlin F2159
Beazley Archive No. 200001
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Amphora
Painter Attributed to the Andokides Painter
Date ca 525 B.C.
Period Archaic

DESCRIPTION

Detail of Athena from a depiction of Heracles and Apollo struggling over the Delphic tripod. The goddess has a prominent Gorgon's head set in the shoulder of her aegis--a snake-trimmed protective cloak. She holds a shield and spear, and wears a high-crested helm.

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Athena

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