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K8.7 ARES & ATHENA

Ares & Athena | Attic black figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa
Catalogue No. Tampa 86.25
Beazley Archive No. 340572
Ware Attic Black Figure
Shape Amphora, Neck
Painter Attributed to the Swing Painter
Date ca 510 - 500 B.C.
Period Archaic

DESCRIPTION

The goddess Athena battles an armed warrior, probably Ares or else one of the Gigantes. The goddess is depicted with shield, spear, helm and aegis cloak.

ARTICLES

Athena, Ares