♦ Leningrad/St. Petersburg, Hermitage Museum 649 (St 830): Attic red-figure cup by Makron (painter) with Diomedes and Odysseus, both carrying a Palladion, in a dispute with swords drawn (side A below)
Side A (top): Diomedes with Palladion, Demophon (son of Theseus), Agamemnon, Phoinix, Akamas (son of Theseus) and Odysseus with Palladion
Side B (bottom): Achaian leaders assembled to resolve dispute shown on side A?
Interior (center): Theseus and his mother Aithra (at Troizen?; see also Gantz, p. 297)
Monumenti inediti pubblicati dall’Instituto di corrispondenza archeologica 6 (1857) pl. 22
For a discussion of the decoration of the whole cup, see R. von den Hoff, “Theseus and Aithra! A Forgotten Fragment and an Old Problem,” in Approaching the Ancient Artifact (2014), pp. 69-76
Artistic sources edited by Frances Van Keuren, Prof. Emerita, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Univ. of Georgia, June 2022
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