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lionofchaeronea: “ Achilles jealously guards the corpse of Hector. Tondo of an Attic red-figure cup signed by the potter Hieron and the painter Makron; Now in the Louvre.

The so-called "Memnon pietà": The goddess Eos lifts up the body of her son Memnon (Attic red-figure cup, ca. 490–480 BC, from Capua, Italy)

The Memnon pieta, Eos lifts up the body of her son Memnon. Interior from an Attic red-figure cup, ca. From Capua, Italy. Signed by Douris (painter) and Kalliades.

La Donna greca Nel mito, nella tragedia, nella poesia Atena assiste alla vittoria di Teseo sul Minotauro Kylix attica a figure rosse, 425-410 a.C. Attribuita al ceramografo Esone. Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Spagna, Madrid.

This kylix is signed by the vase painter Aison, ca. We are seeing the interior view here. The tondo shows the victory of Theseus over the Minotaur in the presence of Athena. National Archaeological Museum of Spain, Madrid

Kunsthistorisches Museum: Ausgesuchte Meisterwerke

Kunsthistorisches Museum: Ausgesuchte Meisterwerke

An introduction to the 'epigram'. #epigram #classics #Martial (Image: Symposium scene in ancient Greek pottery. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons)

Roman author, Greek genre: Martial's use of Epigrams

An introduction to the 'epigram'. (Image: Symposium scene in ancient Greek pottery. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons)

The sacrifice of Iphigenia - Homer's Iliad - TROJAN WAR

Ilioupersis painter (Ovid's Metamorphoses: Ignorance at Aulis)

Ancient Greece, dating back to 520-510 B.C. This was a drinking cup made of terracotta.  The image depicts a sexual or at least intimate encounter. It has been broken at some stage and repaired meticulously showing its worth either to it's original owner or a more recent mishap.

Etruscan decorated pottery depiciting a pair unlike the Pandorian pairs of a pedophile an a little handsome boy

Makron, Musee du Louvre, Paris G 149 (488/487-475 BCE; excavated at Vulci, Etruria, Italy). Red-figure cup. Tondo.

The pouring of a libation. Interior of an Attic red-figure cup, signed by the painter Macron; ca 480 BCE. Found at Vulci; now in the Louvre.

The Pythia. A Pitonisa de Delfos.

lionofchaeronea: “King Aegeus of Athens consults the goddess Themis (Natural Law). Tondo of an Attic red-figure kylix, attributed to the Codros Painter; ca. Found at Vulci; now in the Altes Museum, Berlin.

Achille traînant le corps d'Hector. Déroulé du lécythe. Peintre de Diosphos. Athènes, vers 490 av. J.-C. Louvre

Achille traînant le corps d'Hector. Déroulé du lécythe. Peintre de Diosphos. Athènes, vers 490 av. J.-C. Louvre

Persephone - Ancient History Encyclopedia

Persephone

Persephone and Hades. Tondo of an Attic red-figured kylix, ca. Said to be from Vulci. Courtesy & currently located at the British Museum, London. Photo taken by Marie-Lan Nguyen.

Greek warrior and centaur.  Illustration from Greek Vase Paintings by J E Harrison and D S MacColl (T Fisher Unwin, 1894).

Greek warrior and centaur. Illustration from Greek Vase Paintings by J E Harrison and D S MacColl (T Fisher Unwin,

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