.
Greek Mythology >> Galleries >> Greek Vase Paintings 5 >> O12.9

O12.9 CENTAUR & LAPITH (CENTAUROMACHY)

Centaur & Lapith | Attic red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection University of Pennsylvania Museum, Philadelphia
Catalogue No. Philadelphia 31-19-2
Beazley Archive No. 204361
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Kylix
Painter Attributed to the Foundry Painter
Date ca 480 B.C.
Period Late Archaic

DESCRIPTION

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.

ARTICLES

Centaurs