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The Titans Atlas & Prometheus | Greek vase, Laconian black figure amphoriskos

 

T20.1 ATLAS & PROMETHEUS

Museum Collection: Musei Vaticani, Vatican City
Catalogue Number: TBA
Beazley Archive Number: N/A
Ware: Laconian Black Figure
Shape: Amphoriskos
Date: ca 530 BC
Period: Archaic

SUMMARY

The Titan brothers Atlas and Prometheus undergo their torments. Atlas, hounded by the Hesperian serpent, holds the rock of heaven upon his shoulders and Prometheus, tied to a post, has his heart pecked out by the eagle.

ARTICLESAtlas, Prometheus, Drakon Hesperios, Aetos Kaukasios

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