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Ares & Athena, gods of war battling | Greek vase, Athenian black figure amphora

K8.7 ATHENE & ARES

Museum Collection: Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida, USA
Catalogue Number: Tampa 86.25
Beazley Archive Number: 340572
Ware: Attic Black Figure
Shape: Amphora, neck
Painter: Attributed to the Swing Painter
Date: ca 510 - 500 BC
Period: Archaic

SUMMARY

Athene battles an armed warrior, probably Ares or else one of the Gigantes. The goddess is shown with shield, spear, helm and aigis cloak.

ARTICLES

Athene, Ares

 
 
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