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English: Ajax (Aias) fights Glaukos over the dead body of Achilles, while Paris and Aeneas look on. Helping Ajax is Athena with a snaky aegis. A Chalchidian Amphora from 540-530 BCE, formerly in the Pembroke-Hope Collection in Deepdene, England, now lost. Drawing is based on A. Rumpf, Chalkidische Vasen (Berlin/Leipzig 1927), pl. 12.

The source of the original image is a drawing based on a lost Greek Vase from 540 BCE. A. Rumpf, Chalkidische Vasen (Berlin/Leipzig 1927), pl. 12 The vase was formerly in the Pembroke-Hope collection in Deepdene, England. See LIMC (Lexicon Iconographicum Imaginum Mythogiae Classicae) “Achilleus” no. 850. See Kemp-Lindemann 220.

The original image of the black and white drawing was uploaded and released to the public domain to by user Kenmayer on 9 Nov 2015.

This version of the image has been digitally resized and fully colorized in an attempt to recreate the colors used by the Inscriptions Painter as faithfully as possible.
Date circa 540 BCE
Author Inscription Painter


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