Penthesileia and Memnon (page 624, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War

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Rome, Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia: Ionian hydria called “Ricci Hydria”, with Zeus seated and holding scales; before him, Eos and Thetis begging for their sons’ lives; farther to right, fight of Achilleus and Memnon

Flickr photo by Dan Diffendale

Flickr photo by Dan Diffendale

Digital LIMC, Scene Two

Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum 3619: Attic black-figure dinos with seated Zeus and standing Hermes with scales with eidola (miniature images of Achilleus and Memnon), flanked by Thetis and Eos; fight of Achilleus and Memnon

Digital LIMC (with images)

Beazley Archive Pottery Database (no images)

London, British Museum 639: Attic black figure lekythos by Sappho Painter, with Hermes with scales with eidola, flanked by fighting Achilleus and Memnon

British Museum

Beazley Archive Pottery Database

Rome, Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia 57912: Attic red-figure cup by Epiktetos, with Hermes with scales with eidola, between fighting Achilleus and Memnon; on the right, Eos and Thetis flee to enthroned Zeus and Hera

F. Diez de Velasco, Teorías y Metodologías del Estudio de las Religiones: psicostasia

Digital LIMC

Beazley Archive Pottery Database

Rome, Vatican Museums 350: Attic black-figure amphora by Vatican Mourner Painter with Eos mourning dead Memnon

J.D. Beazley, Attic Black-Figure: A Sketch (1928) pl. 8

Musei Vaticani

Beazley Archive Pottery Database

Paris, Musée du Louvre G115: Attic red-figure cup by Douris with Eos and dead Memnon

Wikimedia photo

Beazley Archive Pottery Database

Perseus Art and Archaeology Artifact Browser

Louvre

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Artistic sources edited by Frances Van Keuren, Prof. Emerita, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Univ. of Georgia, February 2022

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