Agamemnon (page 675, with art)

Chapter 17, The Return from Troy Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Ferrara, Museo Nazionale di Spina 2482: Attic red-figure cup by Marlay Painter with Klytaimestra about to strike Kassandra with an axe; latter kneels at altar and laurel tree, and near falling tripod of Apollo Fabio Lo Piparo, “Torn Fillets and … Continue reading Agamemnon (page 675, with art)

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Agamemnon (page 671, with art)

Chapter 17, The Return from Troy Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Boston, Museum of Fine Arts 63.1246: Attic red-figure calyx krater by the Dokimasia Painter with murders of Agamemnon and Aigisthos; in the center of side A, Aigisthos slays Agamemnon, who is encased in a net-like garment; on the left, … Continue reading Agamemnon (page 671, with art)

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Agamemnon (page 670, with art)

Chapter 17, The Return from Troy Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Basel, Antikenmuseum and Ludwig Collection BS 318: relief from terracotta band, reputedly from Sicily, possibly with the boiling of Minos, who is in the lebes of a tripod, as a female (a daughter of Kokalos?) seizes Minos’ arm while … Continue reading Agamemnon (page 670, with art)

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Agamemnon (page 669, with art)

Chapter 17, The Return from Troy Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Athens, National Museum 15131: bronze sheathing from Argive Heraion with Klytaimestra seizing lock of hair of Kassandra while stabbing her in the waist C.W. Blegen, “Prosymna: Remains of Post-Mycenaean Date,” American Journal of Archaeology 43 (1939) fig. 6 p.416 … Continue reading Agamemnon (page 669, with art)

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The Fall of Troy (page 656, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Olympia, Archaeological Museum B 847: bronze shield-band relief with Neoptolemos and Astyanax? E. Kunze, Archaische Schildbänder. Olympische Forschungen 2 (1950) pl. 29 Digital LIMC ♦ Olympia, Archaeological Museum B 160: fragmentary bronze shield-band relief with Neoptolemos attacking Priam with a spear; … Continue reading The Fall of Troy (page 656, with art)

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The Fall of Troy (page 655, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Chest of Kypselos from temple of Hera at Olympia (known through Pausanias’ description and modern reconstructions) ♠ Pausanias Description of Greece 5.19.5: Ajax too is represented dragging Cassandra from the image of Athena, and by him is also an inscription: “Ajax … Continue reading The Fall of Troy (page 655, with art)

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