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K8.6 ATHENA & THE TROJAN WAR

Athena & Trojan War | Attic red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Staatliche Antikensammlungen, Munich
Catalogue No. Munich 2406
Beazley Archive No. 201956
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Stamnos
Painter Attributed to the Berlin Painter
Date ca 490 - 480 B.C.
Period Late Archaic

DESCRIPTION

The goddess Athena stands between two battling warriors--probably Achilles and Hector in a scene from Homer's Iliad. She holds a helm and spear, and wears the snake-trimmed aegis cloak.

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Athena