Skythos Vasepainter (5th BCE) Running hoplite (heavily armed Greek infantryman), with shield, spear and helmet. Interior of a red-figured cup from Tanagra. 520-510 BCE Inv. CA 1527 Louvre, Departement des Antiquites Grecques/Romaines, Paris, France
Full view of the amphora with wolves and Odysseus putting out the cyclops Polyphemus'' eye in the top panel. Look at those handles, which carry on the snake handles that begin with Cretan offering stands (snake tubes) and continue into the Archaic Greek period.
Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki: Bronze medallion with Athena, possibly from a workshop of Delos. Decorative accessory from a formal chariot for parades and public appearances. The goddess is depicted as a Promachos, bearing her aegis and a helm with Medusa, ready to throw her javelin. (2nd century B.C)
Greek art. Archaic era. Greece. Funerary stele. 530 BC. Marble. Probably comes from Athens. Young athlete with a grenade in his hand and an aryballos hung from his wrist. Beside him, a little girl. Possibly belonged to an important aristocratic family. Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York. United States.