Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Achilles Killing Penthesilea

Accession Number: 
102164
Order Title: 
History of Costume and Fashion (102059-103548)
Type of View: 
detail
View Title: 
view of Achilles wearing breastplate
Image Rights: 
copyrighted
Source Institution: 
NCSU Libraries
Collection: 
Design Library Image Collection
Culture: 
Greek
Culture: 
Attic
Subject: 
breastplates
Subject: 
Achilles (Greek mythology)
Subject: 
clothing
Subject: 
amphorae (storage vessels)
Subject: 
men (male humans)
Subject: 
armor (protective wear)
Subject: 
mythology, Greek
Work Types: 
Furnishings & Equipment; containers; vessels (containers); vases
Preferred Title: 
Achilles Killing Penthesilea
Agent Display: 
Exekias (Ancient Greek painter, active 540-520 BCE)
Date: 
ca. 540-530 BCE (creation)
Materials: 
terracotta
Measurement: 
41 x 29 cm ()
Locations: 
Athens, Central Greece and Evvoia, Greece
Location Type: 
(creation)
Locations: 
British Museum, London, Greater London, England
Location Type: 
(repository)
Style/Period: 
Archaic (Greek)
Style/Period: 
Attic (Mainland Greek pottery styles)
Style/Period: 
Black-Figure
Style/Period: 
Greek (ancient)
Classification: 
Decorative Arts
Classification: 
Painting and Drawing