Pottery: red-figured hydria: the Sack of Troy; the rape of Kassandra by the…

Depicted on this hydria is the rape of Kassandra by the lesser Ajax, son of Oileus, in Athena’s temple at Troy. In the centre, the Trojan princess Kassandra kneels on the.

Attic black-figure panathenaeic amphora. On the visible side: Athletes with a discus, spear and jumping. On the other side Athena promachos. These amphoras were prizes in sport competetions. These competetions were part of multiple day festivals for the gods. The one we all still play was for Zeus at Olympus, known better as the Olympic Games. Classical Greek period. Found in Greece. 530 BC. Source: Leiden Museum of Antiquities

Etruscan black-figure amphora: Athletes with a discus, spear and jumping. Leiden Museum of Antiquities

Terracotta pelike (jar) Close in style to the Underworld Painter Period: Hellenistic Date: ca. 330–310 B.C. Culture: Greek, South Italian, Apulian Medium: Terracotta; red-figure Dimensions: H. 22 1/2 in. (57.2 cm) Classification: Vases Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1906

Terracotta pelike (jar) Close in style to the Underworld Painter Period: Hellenistic Date: ca. red-figure Dimensions: H. cm) Classification: Vases Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1906

Pottery: red-figured hydria . Design red on black ground, with white accessories. On the neck, tongue-pattern; on the shoulder and at the back, palmettes. Female tumbler to left, in the act of turning a somersault, standing on her hands with feet over her head; her hair is tied in a bunch, and she wears earrings, white belt, close-fitting garment over hips, and white bands round her ankles and insteps. Before her is a stool, and behind, a small table (or potter's turn-table); British Museum

A female acrobat next to a potter's turntable. Detail from a Campanian red-figure hydria, ca.Red Figured Hydria BC Campanian (Source: The British Museum)

Panathenaic amphora: returning pankration to the Olympics

Panathenaic prize amphora, signed by the potter Kittos. Greek, made in Athens about BC Found at Teucheira, Cyrenaica (modern Libya) A prize for a victor at the Athenian games

Hydrie (calpis) à figures noires : Héraclès chez Pholos. Héraclès lui demande d'ouvrir la jarre de vin que Dionysos avait confiée aux centaures. Vers 520-510 av J.-C. Paris, musée du Louvre

Attic black-figure hydria: Centaur Pholus lets his friend Heracles taste the wine in his cave on Mount Pelion. Heracles asked him to open the jar of wine that Dionysus had entrusted to the centaurs. About BC, Musée du Louvre, Paris

Lid of a lebes gamikos in pottery with red-figure decoration with rays, wave pattern, and a miniature lebes gamikos with female heads: Ancient Mediterranean, South Italian, Apulian, 4th century BC, c. 350 - 325 BC © National Museums Scotland

Lid of a lebes gamikos in pottery with red-figure decoration with rays, wave pattern

Art Ceramica VI Hidra Odiseo cegando a Polifemo M Villa Giulia Roma

Art Ceramica VI Hidra Odiseo cegando a Polifemo M Villa Giulia Roma

Terracotta stirrup jar with octopus. Greek, Late Helladic ca. 1200-1100 BC. Located in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.

Terracotta stirrup jar with octopus Period: Late Helladic IIIC Date: ca. Culture: Helladic, Mycenaean Medium: Terracotta Dimensions: H. diameter 8 in.

Greek Pottery :: Geometric Pottery :: Geometric Protoattic amphora - This amphora, painted by the Analatos painter. It features Chariots, dance of men and women, and sphinxes. First two decades of the 7th century B.C. Le Louvre, Paris.

Greek Pottery :: Geometric Pottery :: Geometric Protoattic amphora - This amphora, painted by the Analatos painter. It features Chariots, dance of men and women, and sphinxes. First two decades of the century B.

hydria. On the body: Heracles reposing: He is reclining on a couch. Behind him stand Athene and Hermes. On the left is Alcmene.

On the body: Heracles reposing: He is reclining on a couch. Behind him stand Athene and Hermes. On the left is Alcmene.

Attributed to Choephoroi Painter Greek (360 - 330 BC) Lucanian Red-figure Nestoris, 340-320 BC Vessel

Attributed to Choephoroi Painter Greek - 330 BC) Lucanian Red-figure Nestoris, BC Vessel

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