The Fate of Aias (page 632, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War

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♦ Paris, Louvre E643: Late Corinthian hydria with mourning over body of Achilleus by Thetis (with her arms around her son’s head) and her sister Nereides; arms of Achilleus under couch on which he is laid 

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London, British Museum B240 (1848,0619.2): Attic black-figure neck amphora depicting winged warrior flying over ship in sea (shade of Achilleus en route to White Island?)

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♦ Athens, National Museum (Perachora II A 23): ivory seal with Aias carrying corpse of Achilleus

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Samos, Vathy Museum, T416: stamped seal impressions on a clay plaque from Hera sanctuary, with Aias carrying corpse of Achilleus

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D. Ohly, “Frühe Tonfiguren aus dem Heraion von Samos,” Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, Athenische Abteilung, 66, 1941, pl. 11

Ischia, Archaeology Museum of Pithekoussai 170133: Geometric amphora with stamped seal impression of Aias carrying corpse of Achilleus (impression from same sealstone found on terracotta plaque from Hera sanctuary, Samos—see previous item)

Museum of Pithekoussai

G. Buchner, “PITHEKOUSSAI, Oldest Greek Colony in the West,” Expedition 8.4, 1966

Naples, Museo Nazionale Stg 106: terracotta relief from Tarentum with depiction of Aias carrying huge corpse of Achilleus on top band of decoration of a goddess’ skirt

A. Levi, Le terrecotte figurate del Museo Nazionale di Napoli (1926), 171 fig. 130

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Olympia, Archaeological Museum B 1911: bronze shield-band relief with Aias carrying corpse of Achilleus

E. Kunze, Archaische Schildbänder. Olympische Forschungen 2 (1950) pl. 38

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Lemnos Museum 1205: terracotta mold with Aias carrying corpse of Achilleus

R. Hampe, Frühe griechische Sagenbilder in Böotien (1936), pl. 35 (impression from mold)

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Florence, Museo Archaeologico 4209: Attic black-figure volute krater (François Krater) with Aias carrying nude corpse of Achilleus in both handle zones

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A. Furtwaengler and K. Reichhold, Griechische Vasenmalerei: Auswahl hervorragender Vasenbilder (Serie I, 1904), pl. 1 (detail)

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Munich, Antikensammlungen 1470: Attic black-figure neck-amphora by Exekias with Aias carrying the corpse of Achilleus

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Once Berlin, Antikensammlung F1718 (now lost): Attic black-figure neck-amphora by Exekias with Aias carrying corpse of Achilleus and distressed woman (Thetis?)

Archäologische Zeitung (1861), pl. 156.2

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Munich, Antikensammlungen 1415: Attic black-figure amphora with Aias lifting dead Achilleus

E. Gerhard, Auserlesene Griechische Vasenbilder, hauptsächlich Etruskischen Fundorts 3: Heroenbilder, meistens homerisch (1847), pl. 227

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Athens, National Museum 3961 (911): Melian amphora with Achilleus fighting Memnon, accompanied by their mothers Thetis (panel on the left) and Eos (panel on the right)—also identified as Aias and Odysseus battling over arms of Achilleus

P. Scaruffi, What the Greeks knew, Part II: Athens (2018)

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

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