Troilos and Lykaon (page 599, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War

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New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art 01.8.6: Attic black-figure Siana cup by the C Painter, with fountain house, Achilleus pursuing Troilos and fleeing Polyxena

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Paris, Musee du Louvre, CA 6113: Attic black-figure Siana cup by the C Painter with Achilles crouching in ambush behind fountain house, and Polyxena and Troilos fleeing 



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Athens, National Museum 277: Middle Corinthian bottle by Timonidas, with Priam, Troilos approaching fountain with two horses, and armed Achilleus crouching in ambush behind fountain

H. Payne, Necrocorinthia: a study of Corinthian art in the Archaic period (1931), pl. 34.5

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Zurich, Archäologische Sammlung der Universität ETH 4: Late Corinthian neck-amphora with Achilleus thrusting spear at Troilos, while latter attempts to shoot Achilleus with an arrow

G. Loeschcke, “Bildliche Tradition,” Bonner Studien: Aufsätze aus der Altertumswissenschaft 1890, p. 259 fig. 7.

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Munich, Antikensammlungen SL 66: Etruscan Loeb Tripod B, with mounted Troilos fleeing from Achilleus who seizes him by hair (bottom panel)

G.H. Chase, “Three Bronze Tripods Belonging to James Loeb, Esq., American Journal of Archaeology vol. 12, 1908, pp. 299-301, pl. 13

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Paris, Musée du Louvre E703: Etruscan black-figure amphora of Pontic group with fountain house and armed Achilleus, who raises sword while dragging Troilos by hair off his horse 


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University of Reading, Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology 47.6.1: Etruscan black-figure amphora of Pontic group with Achilleus carrying Troilos towards an altar (Side A); and two Trojan horsemen pursuing Achilleus with figure under the first two horses (Polyxena?) (Side B) [alternative interpretation of Side B is that Achilleus is rider of first two horses, having just dragged Troilos from the horses and thrown him to ground under these horses] 

Side A

Side B

Photos and alternate interpretation of Side B from Ure Museum

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Paris, Musée du Louvre, G18: Attic red-figure cup by Oltos with Troilos’ (?) charioteer named Autoboulos (Side A, on left) and Achilleus striking armed Troilos with spear as Aineias tries to defend him (Side B, on right)

Monumenti inediti pubblicati dall’Instituto di corrispondenza archeologica vol. 10 (1875), pl. 22.2

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Paestum, Museo Nazionale Archeologico: metope from the Heraion alla Foce del Sele with Achilleus in ambush

Gabinetto Fotografico Nazionale Roma, no. E47878

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Athens, Acropolis Museum 52: poros pediment with Achilleus’ ambush of Troilos ?; preserved are fountain house with three women with water jugs (one exiting from door, one to left, and one to right), leg of male figure farther to viewer’s left (Apollo warning Troilos of Achilleus in ambush ?, as in François Krater, previous page) and laurel tree (?) etched on background behind male figure’s leg; to be imagined are Achilleus in ambush on far left, and Troilos approaching fountain house from the right

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Artistic sources edited 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, November 2021

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