Museum Collection: Pergamonmuseum, Berlin, Germany
Catalogue Number: TBA
Class: Relief sculpture
Context: Frieze from Great Altar of Zeus at Pergamon
Date: C2nd BC
Athena battles Alkyoneus in the war of the giants. The giant is winged with serpentine legs. His mother Gaia rises up from the earth beside him. Athena is attended by the winged goddess Nike (Victory).
ARTICLESGigantes, Athena, Gaia, Nike