H28.1B DIOSCURI & GIANTS
|Museum Collection||Musée du Louvre, Paris|
|Catalogue No.||Louvre S1677|
|Beazley Archive No.||217568|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the the Suessula Painter|
|Date||ca 400 - 390 B.C.|
Detail of one of the Dioscuri twins battling a Gigante in a painting depicting the Gigantomachia (War of the Giants). The demigod is depicted as a horseman wearing a petasos cap and armed with a spear. The giants are draped in leopard-skin capes. The other Dioscuri also appears in the painting (see other image).