Aktaion (page 481 upper, with art)

Chapter 14: Thebes

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Copenhagen, Thorvaldsen Museum 99: Attic red-figure neck-amphora with Artemis and Aktaion, who is wearing deerskin and using club against attacking dogs

P. Jacobstahl, “Aktaions Tod,” Marburger Jahrbuch für Kunstwissenschaft 5 (1929), p.4 fig. 6

Beazley Archive Pottery Database

Palermo, Museo Archeologico Regionale 3291C: metope from Selinus, Temple E, with Artemis and Aktaion in deerskin, under attack by dogs

Wikimedia

Reggio Calabria, Museo Archeologico Regionale 4337: terracotta plaque from Lokri, with Artemis and Aktaion with deer head, under attack by dogs

P. Jacobstahl, “Aktaions Tod,” Marburger Jahrbuch für Kunstwissenschaft 5 (1929), p. 16 fig. 21

Digital LIMC

Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, 00.346: Attic red-figure bell krater by the Lykaon Painter, with Zeus, Lyssa (Madness), Aktaion with deer horns and ears, attacked by his dogs, and Artemis

Museum of Fine Arts

Beazley Archive Pottery Database

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Artistic sources edited by by R. Ross Holloway, Elisha Benjamin Andrews Professor Emeritus, Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown Univ., and Frances Van Keuren, Prof. Emerita, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Univ. of Georgia, July 2020

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