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K8.8 ATHENA

Athena | Attic red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig, Basel
Catalogue No. -
Beazley Archive No. -
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Amphora, Panathenaic
Painter The Berlin Painter
Date ca 490 - 480 B.C.
Period Late Archaic

DESCRIPTION

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

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Athena