K5.10 THE DUEL OF AJAX & HECTOR
|Museum Collection||Musée du Louvre, Paris|
|Catalogue No.||Louvre G115|
|Beazley Archive No.||205119|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Signed by Douris|
|Date||ca 485 - 480 B.C.|
Side A: Duel of Paris and Menelaus (see other image).
Side B: Ajax (Aias) battles Hector in a scene from Homer's Iliad. Each of the combatants is supported by a god--behind Ajax stands Athena, wearing a helm and the aegis, and behind Hector stands Apollo, holding a bow and crowned with a wreath of laurel.
Tondo: Eos with body of Memnon (see other image).
This image is a montage of several photos of the vase.