Seller: talos-artifacts (1,469) 100%, Location: Athens, Greece, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 321233747894 Condition: New, Handmade Item!, Material: Pottery, Provenance: Ownership History Not Available, Details: Achilles and Penthesileia - Exekias - God Dionysos The original dating to ca 540-530BC is in the British Museum. It is one of the masterpieces of the Athenian Exekias who together with the Amasis Painter, pioneered the black-figure technique in the second half of the 6th century BC. Penthesileia, the Amazon Queen, brough her Amazon warriors to help the Trojans to defend their city, following the death of Hektor at the hands of Achilles. She too was killed by Achilles. Exekias chose to depict the moment when Achilles is on the point of killing Penthesileia. His face is masked and still protected by his helmet. On the reverse, Dionysos, god of wine and theatre, is shown with his son Oinopion. The colors are very simple, natural pigments that could have easily been found in nature and utilized by the Ancient Greeks. It was Hand made in Greece, height is aproximately 15 inches. Our clay items are Hand painted and not fastly made, nor are they cheaply made of substitute materials such as resin. We stick to the materials and methods used by ancient Greeks and use only top quality ceramics and paints. Do not expect "perfection" as if these clay vases was not mass produced from a machine like many are, but by hand. Vase Details: Condition: New, Copy, Handmade in Greece. Material: Clay Height: 40cm (15") Note that sizes may vary a little cause everything is Hand Made ******** Check Out Our other items For Sale! Buy more items & SAVE ON SHIPPING! Store Policies: Payment We accept Paypal and we'll ship worldwide! Shipping We Offer Shipping Discounts for multiple purchase. For the second item we offer 20% discount. For major orders we can give you additional discount. Legal notice to all international order: We are not responsible for customs duties and taxes that may be charged on international orders. Please email us for more information. Customer Service & Return Policies All items are returnable within 14 days of the shipping date for a full money back guarantee (excluding shipping charges). If you are not satisfied with an item, you may exchange it or receive a full refund if it is returned in its original condition and packaging. In the event that the item is unavailable for replacement, a refund will be processed. If we feel that the return policy is being abused we reserve the right to refuse any exchange, credit or refund. Refunds will be processed via the method used for payment unless another method is requested. 14 Days 100% Money Back Guarantee If you are not satisfied with the product. No questions asked! We'll be very glad if you Visit our Store and have a look of our other items For Sale!