ARMING OF HECTOR BY EUTHYMIDES Ancient Greece, Ceramics
510-500 B.C Red figure Belly Amphora Arming of Hector. Attributed to the vase-painter Euthymides. Hector is shown donning his armor before combat. He is watched by Priam and Hecuba. Hector is trying to put on the armor thorax over his short himation.By his feet lies his shield. On the right, Hecuba holding the spear and the helmet. Priam, on the left, in his long himation, holding a walking-cane and advising Hector, with his arm slightly raised. Priams old age is shown by his baldness, his thin beard and mustache.
Red-figure vase painting is one of the most important styles of figural Greek vase painting. It developed in Athens around 520 B.C. and remained in use until the late 3rd century B.C. We utilise the materials and methods used by ancient Greeks and employ only top quality ceramics and paints. As the item is made by hand it may vary slightly from the image shown.
It will be delivered to you direct from Greece in 1 to 2 weeks.
Condition: New. Handmade in Greece. Hand Painted.
Height: 35cm (14″)