Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Historia Troiana
The War of Troy Main episodes The sack of TroyPriam killed by NeoptolemusPriam bludgeoned to death with the body of Astyanax
Further details
Beazley suggested that this composition is inspired by images of Neoptolemus using the dead Astyanax as weapon to kill his grandfather, but on this vase Priamus is shown in a save distance
ARTIST/CREATOR
Faliscan
DATE
4th century BC
LOCATION
Rome, Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
John Beazley, Etruscan Vase Painting, p. 94, no. 2
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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