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Athena, goddess of war, with shield | Greek vase, Athenian red figure Panathenaic amphora

K8.8 ATHENA

Museum Collection: Antikenmuseum, Basel, Germany
Catalogue Number: TBA
Beazley Archive Number: TBA
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Amphora, Panathenaic
Painter: The Berlin Painter
Date: ca 490 - 480 BC
Period: Late Archaic

SUMMARY

Athena is depicted with an elaborate shield, decorated with the Gorgoneion (Gorgon's head) and an alternating circle of lion and pegasi heads. The goddess holds an oinochoe jug, and wears a crested helm and the snake-trimmed aigis cloak.

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