T1.5 GIGANTE & GAEA
|Museum Collection||National Archaeological Museum of Naples|
|Catalogue No.||Naples 81521|
|Beazley Archive No.||217517|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the Pronomos Painter|
|Date||ca 425 - 375 B.C.|
Detail of a Gigante and Gaea (the Earth) from a painting depicting the Gigantomachia (War of the Giants). The earth-goddess is depicted as matronly woman half-risen from the earth. The giant is cloaked in a panther skin and wields a large boulder.