Attic black-figure pottery olpe depicting Achilles and Ajax playing a board game

On display

Details

  • Title

    Attic black-figure pottery olpe depicting Achilles and Ajax playing a board game

  • Associated place

    Attica (place of creation)
  • Date

  • Material and technique

    pottery, with painted and incised decoration

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    24.7 cm (height)
    rim 10 cm (diameter)
    foot 9 cm (diameter)
    16 cm (width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Transferred from the Randolph Building, 1885.

  • Museum location

    Ground floor | Gallery 16 | The Greek World
  • Museum department

    Antiquities

  • Accession no.

    AN1885.653

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Further reading

Gardner, P., Evans, A., Catalogue of the Greek Vases in the Ashmolean Museum, Museum Oxoniense, 1 (Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1893), no. 224 on. p. 13

Beazley, John, Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters (New York: Hacker Art Books, 1978), no. 2 on p. 435

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