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Attic red-figure pelike, Oedipus solves the riddle of the Sphinx and frees Thebes, by the Achilleus painter, 450-440 BC, Altes Museum Berlin...

Attic red-figure pelike, Oedipus solves the riddle of the Sphinx and frees Thebes, by the Achilleus painter, 450-440 BC, Altes Museum Berlin...

Museum: Madrid, Museo Arqueologico Nacional. Calyx-crater signed on the cul Asteas egraphsen. Style: South Italian, Paestan. Subject/s: in a loggia above, supported by white columns, Mania, personification of madness, Iolaos, Herakles’s companion, Alkmene, his mother, and Aphrodite, between Furies, watch the deranged Herakles about to throw the child he is carrying on to the pile of household goods as his wife watches in horror at the door of her home. Date: mid-4th c.

Museum: Madrid, Museo Arqueologico Nacional. Calyx-crater signed on the cul Asteas egraphsen. Style: South Italian, Paestan. Subject/s: in a loggia above, supported by white columns, Mania, personification of madness, Iolaos, Herakles’s companion, Alkmene, his mother, and Aphrodite, between Furies, watch the deranged Herakles about to throw the child he is carrying on to the pile of household goods as his wife watches in horror at the door of her home. Date: mid-4th c.

Komos (revel). Obverse, flute-player and youth with skyphos<br/>Reverse, two youths<br/><br/>The young men are the same Athenian citizens who participated in the Panathenaic games. For an understanding of Attic vases, it is important to recognize that the shapes, their functions, and their decoration had a well-defined place in Athenian life

Komos (revel). Obverse, flute-player and youth with skyphos<br/>Reverse, two youths<br/><br/>The young men are the same Athenian citizens who participated in the Panathenaic games. For an understanding of Attic vases, it is important to recognize that the shapes, their functions, and their decoration had a well-defined place in Athenian life

The Andokides painter was an ancient Athenian vase painter who was active from 530 to approximately 515 BCE. His work is unsigned; he is named after Andokides, the potter for whom he worked. He is believed to be the inventor of the red figure style of vase painting.

The Andokides painter was an ancient Athenian vase painter who was active from 530 to approximately 515 BCE. His work is unsigned; he is named after Andokides, the potter for whom he worked. He is believed to be the inventor of the red figure style of vase painting.

Gold earring in the form of a dove  Period: Hellenistic Date: 2nd century B.C. Culture: Greek  Metropolitan Museum

Gold earring in the form of a dove Period: Hellenistic Date: 2nd century B.C. Culture: Greek Metropolitan Museum

Athens NM A 02160 Attic red-figure hydria. From Vari, Attica. Group of Polygnotos Painter. 440-430 B.C.

Athens NM A 02160 Attic red-figure hydria. From Vari, Attica. Group of Polygnotos Painter. 440-430 B.C.

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