Achilles and Ajax playing a board game. Detail.

(Achilles on the left; Ajax on the right, between them stands Athena.)
Black-figure neck-amphora. Attic.
Attributed to the Leagros Group Painter.
Clay. Ca. 510 BCE.
Height 45.345.8 cm (17 7/8 18 in.).
Inv. No. 86.AE.81.

Los Angeles (USA), John Paul Getty Museum, The Getty Villa Malibu

Credits:
2002 J. Paul Getty Trust.
A. J. Clark, M. Elston, M. L. Hart. Understanding Greek vases: a guide to terms, styles, and techniques. Los Angeles, 2002, p. 67, fig. 59.
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