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Zeus and the cow Io. At Zeus' feet, the dead hundred-eyed Argos, who guarded Io, killed by Hermes. Red-figured Attic stamnos, terracotta Height: 29.8 cm, diameter: 24.5 cm. Inv.3729   Kunsthistorisches Museum, Antikensammlung, Vienna, Austria

Zeus and the cow Io. At Zeus' feet, the dead hundred-eyed Argos, who guarded Io…

Stamnos (liquid storing vessel) by the Painter of the Vatican. Black-figure pottery. Etruscan Civilisation, 6th Century BC. Artwork-location: Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum (Museum Of Fine Arts)

Stamnos (liquid storing vessel) by the Painter of the Vatican. Artwork-location: Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum (Museum Of Fine Arts)

Attic black-figure stamnos depicting boxers, c.520-500 BC (pottery) Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, UK

Attic black-figure stamnos depicting boxers, BC (pottery) Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, UK

Amphore à figures noires - Athènes - 530-520 avant JC - BNF départ des Monnaies P

Amphore à figures noires - Athènes - 530-520 avant JC - BNF départ des Monnaies P

Terracotta stirrup jar with octopus    Period:      Late Helladic IIIC  Date:      ca. 1200–1100 B.C.  Culture:      Helladic, Mycenaean  Medium:      Terracotta  Dimensions:      H. 10 1/4 in. (26 cm); diameter 8 7/16 in. (21.5 cm)  Classification:      Vases  Credit Line:      Purchase, Louise Eldridge McBurney Gift, 1953  Accession Number:      53.11.6    This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 151

Terracotta stirrup jar with octopus Period: Late Helladic IIIC Date: ca. Culture: Helladic, Mycenaean Medium: Terracotta Dimensions: H. diameter 8 in.

Hydrie (calpis) à figures noires : Héraclès chez Pholos. Héraclès lui demande d'ouvrir la jarre de vin que Dionysos avait confiée aux centaures. Vers 520-510 av J.-C. Paris, musée du Louvre

Attic black-figure hydria: Centaur Pholus lets his friend Heracles taste the wine in his cave on Mount Pelion. Heracles asked him to open the jar of wine that Dionysus had entrusted to the centaurs. About BC, Musée du Louvre, Paris

Attic black-figure panathenaeic amphora. On the visible side: Athletes with a discus, spear and jumping. On the other side Athena promachos. These amphoras were prizes in sport competetions. These competetions were part of multiple day festivals for the gods. The one we all still play was for Zeus at Olympus, known better as the Olympic Games. Classical Greek period. Found in Greece. 530 BC. Source: Leiden Museum of Antiquities

Etruscan black-figure amphora: Athletes with a discus, spear and jumping. Leiden Museum of Antiquities

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