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PCD0024-IMG0083
Women mourning. Large krater; geometric style; Dipylon type. VIII century. NY, MMA 14.130.14
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PCD0024-IMG0084
Female mourners. Large amphora, Geometric style, Dipylon type. Athens NM 18062.
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PCD0024-IMG0086
Female slaves with Thracian tattoos fetch water.
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PCD0024-IMG0087
Wedding process with veiled bride. Lekythos. Amasis Painter. Mid VI century.
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PCD0024-IMG0088
Woman sells perfume to slave girl. Red-figure vase.
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PCD0024-IMG0089
Women in domestic setting. Seated woman reads from scroll. Red-figure vase.
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PCD0024-IMG0090
Women's gymnastics and care of body. On left, male athlete with strigil (instrument for skin scraping after oiling). Red-figure Krater (Akin to Göttiingen Ptr), 490. Berlin, Mus. Civ. 4979
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PCD0024-IMG0091
Fountain house. Women carrying hydrias fetch water. Red-figure Hydria. A.D. Ptr. Bari, Mus. Arch. 3083.
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PCD0024-IMG0092
Flowers, perfumes, and feminine beauty. Cup. Wedding Ptr. 460. Compiègne, Mus. Vivenel 1090. (Side B)
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PCD0024-IMG0093
Flowers, perfumes, and feminine beauty. Cup. Wedding Ptr. 460. Compiègne, Mus. Vivenel 1090. (Side A)
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PCD0024-IMG0094
Women bathing in open-air swimming pool. Red-figure Amphora. Priam Ptr. 520. Rome, villa Giulia 2609.
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PCD0024-IMG0096
Woman waxing legs. Red-figure Cup. Douris, ca. 450. Berlin, Charlottenburg Staatl. Mus. 2289
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PCD0024-IMG0097
Sports: Dance in armor for women, invention of Athena. Red-figure Krater, 420. Vienna, Kunsthist. Mus. I 6788.
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PCD0024-IMG0098
Woman holding basket filled with fruit. Detail. Red-figure Pyxis, follower of Douris. London BM E773
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PCD0024-IMG0099
Stages of Cloth production by women (Side A). Black-figure lekythos. Amasis Ptr, 550. New York, MMA 31.11.10.
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PCD0024-IMG0100
Stages of Cloth production by women (Side B). Black-figure lekythos. Amasis Ptr, 550. New York, MMA 31.11.10.
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PCD0026-IMG0001
Women fold cloth. Domestic scene or ritual (Peplos of Athena). Drawning of Red-figure stamnos (now lost). Copenhagen Ptr.
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PCD0026-IMG0002
Mother, child, nursemaid. Red-figure Hydria, circle of Polygnotos. ca. 440-430. Harvard Art Museum. 1960.
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PCD0026-IMG0003
Young child with rattle given small wine jug at festival of Anthesteria.
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PCD0026-IMG0004
Domestic scene/Musical competition by woman -- book roll, lyre. Detail, red-figure Hydria. Niobid Ptr. ca. 460. NY Solow Art & Arch. Found.
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PCD0026-IMG0005
Domestic scene: women with box, barbiton, ouloi (musical instruments). (Side A). Red-figure Amphora. Niobid Ptr. ca. 460-450. Baltimore, Walters Gal. 48.2712.
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PCD0026-IMG0007
The poets Sappho and Alcaeus (both of Lesbos). Names inscribed. Brygos Ptr. 480-70. Munich Staatl. Ant. 2416
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PCD1894-IMG0083
Achilles and Penthesileia (Amazon). Black-figure.
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PCD1894-IMG0087
Amazon archer in exotic costume. Tondo of cup. Epiktetos. Ca. 520-510. London
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PCD1894-IMG0088
Pensive Amazon in exotic costume.
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PCD1894-IMG0089
Amazonomachy. Battle of Amazons and Greeks.
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PCD0026-IMG0008
Amazon in trousers with bow and arrow, pleta. White-ground Alabastron. Syriskos Ptr. Princeton Art Mus. y.1984-12.
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PCD0026-IMG0009
Heracles and Amazons. Red-figure Kantharos, Douris (signed by Ptr); ca. 490-80. Russels, Mus. Royaux d'Art et d'Hist. A718.
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PCD0016-IMG0002
Centaur and Lapith in combat. Metope from south face of Parthenon, Athens. Pentelic marble. London.
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PCD0024-IMG0085
Men and women dancing in circle (as in description of Achilles' shield in Homer, Iliad 23). Large skyphos. Athens NM874
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PCD1894-IMG0004
Judgment of arms
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PCD1894-IMG0005
Odysseus and Circe
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PCD1894-IMG0006
Odysseus and Cyclops
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PCD1894-IMG0007
Odysseus and Cyclops (Eleusis)
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Odysseus and ram
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PCD1894-IMG0009
Odysseus and ram, sword
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Odysseus and Euryclea
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PCD1894-IMG0011
Odysseus killing suitors (reversed image)
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PCD1894-IMG0012
Odysseus killing suitors
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PCD1894-IMG0013
Penelope
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PCD1894-IMG0014
Penelope, Telemachus, loom
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PCD1894-IMG0015
Relief of Odysseus and Penelope
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PCD1894-IMG0016
Nausicaa and Odysseus
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PCD1894-IMG0017
Odysseus and Sirens
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PCD1894-IMG0018
Mosaic of Odysseus and Sirens
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PCD0026-IMG0010
Scylla (daughter cuts off magical lock of father and thus betrays him). Fragment, Red-figure bell krater. S. Italian 375-350. Malibu, J. Paul Getty Mus, 86AE.417.
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PCD0026-IMG0011
Circe fleeing from Odysseus with sword. Red-figure kalyx krater. Persephone Ptr. 440. NY.MMA 41.83
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PCD0026-IMG0012
Odysseus with sword and Circe with loom (caricatures). Black-figure Cojorian skyphos. Late V century. Oxford, Ashmolean Mus. G249.
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PCD0026-IMG0014
Odysseus tied to mast, sailing past Sirens. Black-figure oinochoe, keyside class. 515-500. NY, Callimanopulus Coll.
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PCD0026-IMG0015
Penelope at loom and Telemachos (inscr. over figs.) Red-figure skyphos. Penelope Ptr. 400. Chiusi, Mus. Arch. Naz. 1831.
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PCD1894-IMG0001
Neoptolemus and Odysseus
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PCD1894-IMG0096
Birth of Athena from head of Zeus, with Hephaistos as obstetrical helper. Corinthian.
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PCD0026-IMG0016
"Ludovisi throne." Birth of Aphrodite from sea-foam. Marble relief. 470-60.
A clearer image can be found at http://web.uvica.ca/grs/bowman/myth/images/12.jpg
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PCD0026-IMG0017
Rhea offers Kronos stone wrapped in swaddling clothes (instead of infant Zeus). Hesiod's Theogony. Red-figure Pelike. Nausikaa Ptr, ca. 450
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PCD0026-IMG0018
Birth of Athena from head of Zeus. Black-figure amphora. 540. Attrib. to Group E. Richmond VA Mus. of Fine Arts.
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PCD0026-IMG0061
Pandora (Anesidora) rising from earth.
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PCD0026-IMG0052
Pandora rising from ground with Epimetheus, Hermes, Zeus. Volute krater. Related to group of Polygnotos. Oxford, Ash. G.275.
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PCD0026-IMG0053
Athena, Pandora, Ares. Detail, kalyx krater. Niobid Ptr. ca. 460. London, BM GR 1856.12-13.1.
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PCD0026-IMG0019
Death of Cassandra. Bronze Strip. Athens NM (unnum).
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PCD0026-IMG0020
Death of Agamemnon. Terracotta plaque from Gortyn. Heraklion Mus. 11512.
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PCD0026-IMG0021
Death of Aegisthus and Klytemnestra. Protoattic krater. Ram Jug Ptr. Mid VII century. Staatl. Mus. Berlin.
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PCD0026-IMG0022
Orestes purified by pig with Apollo. Apulian bell krater (S. Italian). Tarpoley Ptr. 1st quarter IV century. Priv. coll. Melbourne.
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PCD0026-IMG0023
Murder of Aigisthos by Orestes. Klytemnestra on left. Attic red-figure pelike. Berlin Ptr. 510-500. Kunsthist. Mus. Vienna.
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PCD0026-IMG0024
Klytemnestra murders Kassandra with axe. Attic red-figure cup. Marlay Ptr. Mus. Arch. Ferrara. C430BU.
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PCD0026-IMG0025
Death of Aegisthus (main scene). (Side A) Kalyx-krater. Dokimasia Ptr. Mus. Fine Arts. Boston 63.1246
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PCD0026-IMG0026
Aigisthos murders Agamemnon in net/robe (Side B). Kalyx-krater. Dokimasia Ptr. Mus. Fine Arts. Boston 63.1246
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PCD0026-IMG0027
Elektra sits at tomb of Agamemnon. Orestes and Pylades on right. Red-figure amphora, ca. 380. Mus. Naz. Naples.
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PCD0026-IMG0028
Elektra sits at tomb of Agamamenon. Lucanian pelike. Choephoroi Ptr. ca. 350. Paris. Louvre.
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PCD0026-IMG0029
Orestes surrounded by two Erinyes. Lucanian Nestoris. Brooklyn-Budapest Ptr. Naples Mus. Naz. 380.
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PCD0026-IMG0030
Klytemnestra rouses Erinyes, Apollo purifies Orestes with piglet. Apulian Bell Krater. Eumenides Ptr. 390-80. Paris, Louvre.
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PCD1894-IMG0021
Clytemnestra and Cassandra
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Orestes and Aegisthus
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Orestes, Aegisthus and Clytemnestra
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PCD0026-IMG0031
Alcestis with 2 children. Apulian loutrohoros. Forerunner of Ganymede Ptr. 3rd quarter IV century. Basel, Antikenmus.
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PCD0026-IMG0032
Sex scene at symposium. Red-figure Kylix. Pedieus Ptr. Late VI century.
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PCD0026-IMG0033
Erotic Scene: man and woman. Akin to Nikoxenos Ptr. Early V century. Tarquinia, City Mus.
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PCD0026-IMG0034
Erotic scene: man and woman. Triptolemos Ptr. 470. Tarquinia, City Mus.
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PCD0026-IMG0035
Dancing girl attends boy on couch (symposium). Red-figure cup. Brygos Ptr, 480. London, BM E68.
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PCD0026-IMG0036
Symposium scene. Inscribed ho pais kalos (the boy is beautiful). Red-figure kylix in manner of Gales Ptr. 510-500. Yale Art Gal. 1913.163.
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PCD0026-IMG0037
Symposium scene (Side A). Red-figure Kylix. Tarquinia Ptr. 470-460. Basel Antikenmus. Kä 415.
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PCD0026-IMG0038
Symposium scene (Side B). Red-figure Kylix. Tarquinia Ptr. 470-460. Basel Antikenmus. Kä 415.
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PCD0026-IMG0057
Return of Persephone with Hermes, Demeter, Hekate. Bell krater. Persephone Ptr. Ca. 440. NY.MMA 28.57.23
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PCD0026-IMG0039
Wedding scene. Women with loutrophoros, boxes; bride plays lyre. Detail. Lebes Gamikos. Washing Ptr. 430-20. NY, MMA 67.286.35.
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PCD0026-IMG0040
Wedding scene. Bride and companions prepare wedding toilette. Detail. Lebes gamikos. ca. 440. Univ. Mississippi.
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PCD0026-IMG0041
Woman carrying loutrophoros precedes newlyweds to door. Loutrophoros. Manner of Naples Ptr. 440. Karlsruhe, Bad. Land. Mus. 69/78.
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PCD0026-IMG0042
Wedding preparation for Alcestis. Epinetron (for winding wool, fits over knee). Eretria Ptr. ca. 420. Athens, Mus. Nat.
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PCD0026-IMG0043
Hetaira (courtesan) and customer. Red-figure Oinochoe. Berlin Ptr. 490-480. San Antonio Mus. Ar. 86.134.59
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PCD0026-IMG0044
Seduction/temptation of Eriphyle by Polyneikes with necklace (from Theban saga). Red-figure oinochoe. Paris, Louvre G442.
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PCD0026-IMG0045
Maenad holding panther and thyrsos (ritual baton). Internal white-ground of cup. Brygos Ptr. ca. 490. Munich
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PCD0026-IMG0046
Dancing satyrs and maenads. Red-figure Amphora. Nikosthenes Ptr. 2nd half VI century.
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PCD0026-IMG0047
Women with torch and thyrsos in maenadic ritual (side B). Red-figure Amphora. Niobid Ptr. 460-50. Baltimore, Walters Gal. 48.2712.
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PCD0026-IMG0048
Pillar of Dionysos surrounded by circle of maenads. Red-figure cup, Makron. 489. Berlin, Staatl.Mus. 2290.
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PCD0026-IMG0049
Women and wine before effigy of Dionysos. Red-figure stamnos. Villa Giulia Ptr. 460. Rome, Villa Giulia 983.
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PCD0026-IMG0050
Women placing ephemeral 'gardens of Adonis' on roof. Lekythos. 390. Karlsruhe, Bad. Land. Mus.
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PCD0026-IMG0051
Ritual dismemberment (diasparagmos) of animals in maenadic rite. Cup. Brygos Ptr. 480. Paris BN 357.
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PCD0026-IMG0054
Wife pours libration for departing husband. ca. 430.
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PCD0026-IMG0055
Departure scene. Woman pours libation for departing warrior. Bell krater. Dionos Ptr. Syracuse, Mus. Arch. 30747
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PCD0026-IMG0056
Departure scene. Woman carries armor. Nike (figure of Victory) pours libation. Krater. Niobid Ptr. 460 BCE. Ferrara, Mus. Naz. T740.
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PCD0026-IMG0058
Sacrifice of Polyxena. Tyrrhenian amphora. Timiades Ptr. London BN 1897.7-27.2.
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PCD0026-IMG0059
Danae and Perseus in chest. Hydria. Danae Ptr. Ca. 450-440. Boston MFA 03.792.
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PCD0026-IMG0060
Artemis and fawn. Oinochoe. Dutuit Ptr. 500-475. Paris, Mus. du Petit Palais Dut.327
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PCD0026-IMG0062
Scene from Aristophanes' Thesmophoriazouse. Apulian Bell Krater. c. 370. Wurzburg, Wagner Mus. H5967.
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PCD0026-IMG0063
Mantiklos Apllo. Bronze Statuette. ca. 700-670.
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PCD0026-IMG0064
Naked warriors make bronze statues in foundry. Attic red-figure cup. Foundary Ptr. Early V century.
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PCD0026-IMG0065
Mosaic. Cupid and Psyche. Antakya, Mus. Hatay 1021.
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PCD0026-IMG0066
Cupid and Psyche. Marble statue. Rome. 2nd century CE. Copy of Greek original.
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PCD0026-IMG0067
Mosaic. "Young women in bikinis." Female athletes competing. Sicily. Villa near Piazza Armerina. 4th CE.
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PCD0016-IMG0001
Cassandra assaulted by Ajax at altar of Athena (or Helen and Menelaus). S. Italian. IV century.
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PCD1894-IMG0002
Niobid krater
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PCD1894-IMG0003
Dying Niobid
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PCD1894-IMG0019
Oedipus and Sphinx (comic)
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Oedipus and Sphynx
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