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Artemis with bow in the War of the Giants | Greek vase, Athenian red figure amphora

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Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Catalogue Number: Louvre S1677
Beazley Archive Number: 217568
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Amphora
Painter: Attributed to the the Suessula Painter
Date: ca 400 - 390 BC
Period: Late Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of Artemis from a painting of the Gigantomakhia (War of the Giants). The goddess aims her bow at a giant. She is dressed in a knee-length skirt of a maiden, and wears an animal skin cap. Below her stands Demeter wielding a spear.

ARTICLES

Artemis, Demeter, Gigantes

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