K9.5 ARES & THE GIANT MIMON
|Beazley Archive No.
|Attic Red Figure
|Signed by Aristophanes
|ca. 410 - 400 B.C.
Detail of Ares battling the giant Mimon from a painting of the Gigantomachia (War of the Giants).
The god Ares spears the giant Mimon. Both are depicted as naked warriors equipped with crested helms and serpent-emblazoned shields. The god wields a spear and the fallen, beardless giant a sword.
This image is a montage of two photos of the vase.