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Atlas holding the heavens | Greek vase, Laconian black figure amphoriskos

T20.1B ATLAS

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

Detail of the Titan Atlas holding the rocky dome of heaven upon his shoulders. He is tormented by the Hesperian Drakon.

ARTICLES

Atlas, Drakon Hesperios

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