Zeus and the cow Io. At Zeus' feet, the dead hundred-eyed Argos, who guarded Io, killed by Hermes. Red-figured Attic stamnos, terracotta Height: 29.8 cm, diameter: 24.5 cm. Inv.3729 Kunsthistorisches Museum, Antikensammlung, Vienna, Austria
Terracotta neck-amphora (jar). Archaic. ca. 510 B.C. Greek, Attic. Herakles, Deianeira, and Nessos.The scene on the obverse was popular beginning in the seventh century B.C. According to myth, the centaur Nessos attacked Deianeira and Herakles rescued her, shooting the beast with an arrow poisoned with the Hydra's blood. But on this particular vase and on most illustrated depictions of this myth, Herakles attacks Nessos with his sword.
Terracota lekythos Nike bearing a filletThe good condition of the vase shows the rather dense quality of the added color and especially the use of a second white for the figure's flesh. This practice was short-lived. The Nike appears on her way to crown a victor.
Terracotta bell-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water) Attributed to Polygnotos Period: Classical Date: ca. 450–440 B.C. Culture: Greek, Attic Medium: Terracotta Dimensions: H. 14 3/16 in. (36 cm); diameter of mouth 15 1/16 in. (38.2 cm) Classification: Vases