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

K8.1 ATHENE

Museum Collection: University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Catalogue Number: Philadelphia L-64-40
Beazley Archive Number: 207371
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Amphora, nolan
Painter: Attributed to the Providence Painter
Date: ca 460 - 450 BC
Period: Early Classical

SUMMARY

Athene stands facing a youth (not shown). The goddess is depicted holding a spear in one hand and her helm in the other. Her breast is covered by the aigis, a snake-trimmed cloak.

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Athene

 
 
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