K2.3 POSEIDON & POLYBOTES
|Museum Collection||Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown|
|Catalogue No.||Williams 64.9|
|Beazley Archive No.||275166|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the Troilos Painter|
|Date||ca. 500 - 475 B.C.|
Poseidon battles the giant Polybotes. The god wields a trident in one hand and the rock of Nisyros in the other. The fallen giant is equipped with a spear, shield decorated with the image of a lion and a helm.
This image is a montage of several photos of the vase.
Detail of Poseidon.