Black-Figure Lekythos (Storage Vessel) (Primary Title)
“But Zeus’s daughter Athena spurred the Argives on-Athena first in glory, third-born of the gods-whenever she saw some slacker hanging back.” – Homer, Iliad
The goddess Athena accompanies three heavily armed soldiers (hoplites) as they charge into battle while a white-robed charioteer guides the chariot.
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