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Zeus battling the giant Typhon | Greek vase, Chalcidian black figure hydria "Against the gods he stood, his fearful jaws hissing forth terror; from his eyes a ghastly glare flashed, threatening to annihilate the throne of Zeus." - Aeschylus, Prom. Bound

M10.1B TYPHOEUS & ZEUS

Museum Collection: Antikensammlungen, Munich, Germany
Catalogue Number: Munich 596
Beazley Archive Number: N/A
Ware: Chalcidian Black Figure
Shape: Hydria
Painter: --
Date: 540 BC
Period: Archaic

SUMMARY

Side A: Zeus armed with a lightning bolt battles the winged, serpent-legged giant Typhoeus.
Side B: Atalanta wrestled Peleus (not shown)

ARTICLESTyphoeus, Zeus

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