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Attic black-figure oinochoe showing Herakles fighting an Amazon - ROM2018_16738_17

ROM2018_16738_17

Attic black-figure oinochoe showing Herakles fighting an Amazon

Maker: Attributed to the Collar-of-Esses Class
Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted with incised detail
Geography: Made in Athens, Greece; found in Tarquinia, Etruria, Italy
Date: about 500-480 BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
Dimensions:
15.0 x 9.1 cm
Object number: 919.5.145
Credit Line: Sigmund Samuel Collection
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DescriptionThis oinochoe shows a bearded Herakles, wearing his lion skin, attacking an dressed as a hoplite with shield and helmet. Her white skin indicates that she is female. Behind this pair stand attendants wearing cloaks and carrying staffs or spears. According to Beazley this is of the Collar-of-Esses Class of painters from the same workshop as the Light-make Class.
Collection:
Greek World
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