Pottery: red-figured volute-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water) with figure scenes on confined to a narrow, frieze-like band that encircles the lower element of the neck. On one side Achilles fights the Ethiopian king Memnon, brother of Priam, king of Troy and son of Eos, goddess of the dawn. Achilles attacks from the left and Memnon falters before his onslaught. Behind each hero stands his mother - the sea-nymph Thetis behind Achilles, Eos behind Memnon. The other side shows Achilles fighting Hektor, attended by their patrons, Athena and Apollo. Achilles attacks from the left. Athena signals encouragement to Achilles, while Apollo turns away, abandoning Hector to his fate.
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