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DOI: 10.1111/b.9781405186049.2012.00042.x


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Plate 2  Athenian black-figure amphora signed by Exekias. Achilles and Ajax playing dice. c. 530 bc (Rome, Museums of the Vatican 16757 (344). Gregorian Museum of Etruscan Art. © Universal Images Group/SuperStock). Plate 3  Athenian white-ground calyx-krater. Hermes entrusts the infant Dionysos to a silen and nymphs. c. 440–435 bc (Rome, Museums of the Vatican 16586 (559). Gregorian Museum of Etruscan Art. Photo Scala, Florence). Plate 4  Pair of bronze statues of soldiers (The Riace Warriors). (a): c. 450 bc ; (b): c. 430 bc (Reggio di Calabria, National Museum. Photo Scala, Florence – courtesy of the Ministero Beni e Att. Culturali). Plate 5  Marble relief from the east frieze of the Parthenon (slab V). The frieze is usually thought to show the procession of the Panathenaic festival, the commemoration of the birthday of the goddess Athena. 447–432 bc (London, British Museum 1816,0610.19. © The Trustees of the British Museum). Plate 6  Athenian Acropolis, the Parthenon. 447–432 bc (© SuperStock). Plate 7  Epidauros, the theater. 4 th c. bc ( TakB/Shutterstock.com ). Plate 8  Wall-painting depicting Hades abducting Persephone. Persephone Tomb, Vergina. c. 350–340 bc (Vergina, Macedonia, Greece. The Bridgeman Art Library). Plate 9  Wall-painting depicting a female kithara player with younger companion. From the Villa of P. Publius Synistor, Boscoreale. c. 50–40 bc ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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