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Hecate battling the giant Clytius | Greek vase, Athenian red figure amphora

T16.1 HEKATE & THE GIGANTE KLYTIOS

Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre,
Paris, France
Catalogue Number: Louvre S1677
Beazley Archive Number: 217568
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Amphora
Painter: Attributed to the the Suessula Painter
Date: ca 400 - 390 BC
Period: Late Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of Hekate battling the Gigante Klytios from a painting of the Gigantomakhia (War of the Giants). Hekate sets the hair of Klytios ablaze with her flaming torches. The goddess is also depicted wearing a Thracian sleeved shirt, maiden's skirt, and huntress boots. She holds a small bow in one hand.

ARTICLESHekate, Gigantes

NOTEThis image is montage of two photos of the vase.

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