Achilles and Ajax playing a board game
(Achilles on the left, Ajax on the right.)
Black-figure amphora (Type A). Attic.
By the Exekias Painter (potter and painter).
Clay. Ca. 530—520 BCE.
Height 61 cm (24 in.).
Inv. No. 16757.Rome, Vatican Museums, Gregorian Etruscan Museum

Achilles and Ajax playing a board game.

(Achilles on the left, Ajax on the right.)
Black-figure amphora (Type A). Attic.
By the Exekias Painter (potter and painter).
Clay. Ca. 530—520 BCE.
Height 61 cm (24 in.).
Inv. No. 16757.

Rome, Vatican Museums, Gregorian Etruscan Museum
(Roma, Musei Vaticani, Museo gregoriano etrusco)

Vulci.
Origin:
Necropolis of Vulci.
Credits:
© 2007. Photo, text: Сиблер М. Искусство Древней Греции. Taschen / Арт-Родник, Köln, 2007. P. 40—41.
© 1990. Photo: Scala (Firenze).
Keywords: ceramics clay terracotta ceramica keramik céramique κεραμικά grecia graecia hellas greece griechenland grèce ελλάδα attika attica attic attique αττική technique tecnica vasenmalerei black-figure black-figured a figure nere schwarzfigurige schwarzfiguriger à figures noires μελανόμορφη amphora anfora amphore αμφορέας type belly tipo profilo continuo typ bauchamphora mythologia graeca greek mythology mitologia greca griechische mythologie grecque ελληνική μυθολογία achilles hero eroe achille heros achill héros ἀχιλλεύς αχιλλέας achilleus ajax the great telamonian aiace telamonio held aias der telamonier große αἴᾱς τελαμώνιος μέγας αίας ο bellum troianum trojan war guerra di troia trojanischer krieg guerre de troie τρωικός πόλεμος armour armor armatura rüstung armure πανοπλία crest crested helmet elmo crestato kammhelm casque crête κράνος λοφίο shield scudo schild bouclier ασπίδα beard bearded man barba uomo barbuto bart bärtiger mann barbe homme barbu barbatum γενειάδα γενειοφόρος άνθρωπος greave greaves schiniere schinieri gambiera gambieri beinschiene beinschienen cnémide cnémides knemis knemides ocrea ocreae κνημῖδες spear lancia speer lance hasta δόρυ corinthian corinzio korinthische helm corinthien κορινθιακό from viterbo vulci painter potter vasaio ceramista ceramografo pittore töpfer und vasenmaler exekias-maler potier et peintre exékias exekias ἐξηκίας εξηκίας warrior guerriero greco griechisch griechischer krieger guerrier grec dice game of gioco dadi würfelspiel jeu dés and playing board e intenti un da tavolo beim brettspiel jouent aux και αίαντας παίζουν πεσσούς inv no 16757