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Ares & Athena, the gods of war | Greek "Francois" vase, Athenian black figure volute krater

 

K9.4 ARES & ATHENE

Museum Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Firenze, Florence, Italy
Catalogue Number: Florence 4209
Beazley Archive Number: 300000
Ware: Attic Black Figure
Shape: Volute krater
Painter: Signed by Kleitias
Date: ca 570 - 560 BC
Period: High Archaic

SUMMARY

Detail of Ares and Athene from a painting depicting the return of Hephaistos to Olympos. Ares sits dejected, for Hephaistos has returned to claim Aphrodite for his bride. The figures are labelled with their names.

ARTICLESAres, Athene

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