Agamemnon - Ancient Greek Vase

Agamemnon - Ancient Greek Vase History Social Studies Ancient Places and/or Civilizations

This image is from an ancient Greek vase, now housed at the Louvre in Paris.  It depicts a father (Chrysès) who is attempting to ransom his daughter (Chryséis) from Agamemnon.  The view is Side A. 

The vase is an Apulian red-figure volute-crater, found in Taranto.  It was originally created, c. 360-350 BC.

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Vase is at the Louvre, Department of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities, Sully wing, room 44.


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