K5.8 APOLLO & THE GIANT EPHIALTES
|Museum Collection||Antikensammlung Berlin|
|Catalogue No.||Berlin F2531|
|Beazley Archive No.||220533|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Signed by Aristophanes|
|Date||ca. 410 - 400 B.C.|
Detail of Apollo battling the giant Ephialtes from a painting of the Gigantomachia (War of the Giants).
The youthful god Apollo brandishes a sword in one hand and holds a bow in the other. The giant, identified as Ephialtes in literature, is equipped with a spear, crested helm and shield.
This image is a montage of two photos of the vase.