Red-figure krater. Battle of Greeks & Amazons. Achilles & Penthiselia.
5th c BCE Greek Attic red-figure Ceramics
GREEK RED-FIGURE Anonymous
(active c. 530 BCE - c. 250 BCE)
c. 480 BCE-400 BCE
5th c BCE
Agrigento. Museo Archeologico Nazionale.
This detail from an early 5th century BCE red-figure krater shows the Amazon queen Penthesalia fighting with the Greek hero Achilles, a theme that was often repeated on Greek vase painting.