Agamemnon, Relief of Samothrace
The relief of Samothrace, c. 550 BCE. An inscription identifies...
Ajax and Achilles, Francois Vase
A detail from the handle of one of the finest surviving examples...
Black-Figure Warrior Scene
A scene depicting warriors fighting over a corpse, probably a scene...
Black-figured amphora (wine-jar) signed by Exekias as potter and attributed to him as painter
Greek, about 540-530 BC Made in Athens, Greece; found at Vulci...
Greeks Battling Amazons
Greek soldiers fighting Amazons during the Trojan War. On the far...
Laocoon was a Trojan hero who during the Trojan war tried to warn...
Lekythos with the Ransom of Hector Scene
Oil, especially olive oil, was stored in specialized Greek pottery...
Map of the Trojan War States, c. 1200 BCE
The Bronze Age collapse at the end of the 13th century BCE saw...
Map of Troy
Plan of the archeological site of Troy/Hisarlik. Legend: 1...
Menelaos & Helen
A scene from a red-figure vase showing Menelaos re-capturing Helen...
Menelaus & Helen
A detail of an Attic red-figure hydria, c. 480 BCE, showing the...
Penthesilea & Achilles
A detail from a 3rd century CE Roman sarcophagus showing the amazon...