K9.5 ARES & THE GIANT MIMON
|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 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.