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Pygmies at war with the cranes | Greek vase, Athenian black figure volute krater

T92.2B PYGMAIOI BATTLING CRANES

Museum Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Firenze, Florence, Italy
Catalogue Number: Florence 4209
Beazley Archive Number: 300000
Ware: Attic Black Figure
Shape: Volute krater
Painter: Signed by Kleitias
Date: ca 570 - 560 BC
Period: High Archaic

SUMMARY

The Pygmaioi (Pygmies) battle the cranes with clubs, slings and hooks.

ARTICLESPygmaioi

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