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Athena, goddess of wisdom & war, with shield | Greek vase, Athenian red figure amphora

K5.5B ATHENE

Museum Collection: Antikenmuseen, Berlin, Germany
Catalogue Number: Berlin F2159
Beazley Archive Number: 200001
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Amphora
Painter: Attributed to the Andokides Painter
Date: ca 525 BC
Period: Archaic

SUMMARY

Detail of Athene from a depiction of Herakles and Apollon struggling over the Delphic tripod. The goddess has a prominent Gorgon's head set in the shoulder of her aigis - a snake-trimmed protective cloak. She also holds a shield and spear, and wears a high-crested helm upon her head.

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Athene

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