Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Artist/Maker Tarquinia Painter

The embassy to Achilles (Book 9 of the Iliad): from left to right, Hermes (with the caduceus), Phoenix and Odysseus. Detail of an Attic red-figure cup, ca. 480 BC–470 BC. From Vulci.

Dimensions H. 14.1 cm (5 ½ in.), Diam. 32.1 cm (12 ½ in.), W. 40.4 cm (15 ¾ in.)

Credit line De Witte Bequest, 1890

Accession number G 264

Location Department of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities, Sully, 1st floor, case 6

Photographer/Source Jastrow (2006)

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Detail: Achilles

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