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.).
Rome, Vatican Museums, Gregorian Etruscan MuseumInv. No. 16757.

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
(Musei Vaticani, Museo gregoriano etrusco)

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).

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