Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Apollo
TypesApollo Helios Driving a chariot
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerIliad Book XVIII: Mourning for Patroclus, Thetis brings new armour for Achillesvv. 477-608: The shield of Achilles
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSolIn chariot drawn by horses → Seen from the front
Further details
The 'Achilles Shield' made for Frederick Augustus, Duke of York and Albany
ARTIST/CREATOR
Rundell, Philip (1746-1827) and Flaxman, John (1755-1826)
DATE
1821
LOCATION
London, Private Collection (advert in Apollo Magazine, 1973)
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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