Two pieces from the front of a lenos (tub-shaped sarcophagus): battle between Greeks and Amazons. In the centre the slain Penthesilea slumps across Achilles' thigh. Flanking the central group are two pairs of mounted Greeks and Amazons engaged in combat. The Amazons turn their heads to watch Penthesilea. Unmounted Greek warriors emerge from behind Achilles to stab them in the back. Three fallen Amazons lie on the ground below each pair of figures in the main field. The outermost Amazons have fallen with their horses. The scene is flanked at the ends by two Victories, who come to the aid of the mounted Greeks. Made of marble from Proconnesos.
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