O12.9 CENTAUR & LAPITH (CENTAUROMACHY)
|Museum Collection||University of Pennsylvania Museum, Philadelphia|
|Catalogue No.||Philadelphia 31-19-2|
|Beazley Archive No.||204361|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the Foundry Painter|
|Date||ca 480 B.C.|
A Centaur fights a Lapith warrior in a painting depicting the Centauromachy (Battle of the Centaurs). The half-horse man wears a leopard-skin cape and brandishes a tree-branch. The Lapith is equipped with a helm, shield and greaves and wields a spear.