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Dike, goddess of justice, beating Adikia (Injustice) with a hammer | Greek vase, Athenian red figure amphora

N20.1 DIKE & ADIKIA

Museum Collection: Kunsthistorisches Museum,
Vienna, Austria
Catalogue Number: Vienna 3722
Beazley Archive Number: 200050
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Amphora, neck
Date: ca 550 - 500 BC
Period: Archaic

SUMMARY

Side A: Dike (justice personified) beats Adikia (injustice) with a hammer. Adikia is depicted as a tattoed barbarian woman.

Side B: Ajax with the body of Akhilleus (not shown)

ARTICLES

Dike, Adikia

 
 
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