Attic black-figure amphora showing a fight between Athena and a warrior - ROM2018_16738_22

ROM2018_16738_22

Attic black-figure amphora showing a fight between Athena and a warrior

Maker: Attributed to the Class of Toronto 315
Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted with incised detail
Geography: Made in Athens, Greece; findspot unknown
Date: End of the 6th century BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
Dimensions:
23.8 x 15.6 cm
Object number: 923.13.30
Credit Line: Gift of the Members of the Royal Ontario Museum
On view
Gallery Location:
DescriptionOn one side is a fight between Athena (her head missing), carrying a round shield, and a male bearded Giant or warrior, wearing a helmet. They are flanked by tall columns. On the other side two male horsemen, one an archer and the other carrying spears, attack a fallen Amazon warrior-woman. Beazley identifies this as belonging to the Class of Toronto 315.
Collection:
Greek World
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