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Centauromachy : Battle of Centaurs & Lapiths | Greek vase, Athenian red figure krater "That day when he wreaked vengeance on the hairy beast-men and drove them from Pelion." - Homer, Iliad 2.742

O12.7 KENTAUROMAKHIA

Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Catalogue Number: Louvre G367
Beazley Archive Number: 214587
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Krater
Painter: Name vase of the Painter of Louvre Centauromachy
Date: ca 450 - 430 BC
Period: High Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of larger scene depicting Lapithai warriors battling the Kentauroi (centaurs).

ARTICLESKentauroi

 
 
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