Ajax and Achilles Playing Dice at Troy



Ajax and Achilles Playing Dice at Troy


late 6th Century BC


Greek, Attic


5 x 9 1/2 in. (12.7 x 24.1 cm)

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Gift of Dr. Dietrich von Bothmer


MCCM Permanent Collection Reinstallation, September 2004 - April 28, 2014|
MCCM Permanent Collection Reinstallation, July 2014 - Present
L.D. Caskey and J.D. Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Part III (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1963), 3, note 2.|
Heide Mommsen, "Achill und Aias pflichtvergessen?," in Tainia: Roland Hampe zum 70. Geburtstag am 2. Dezember 1978, ed. Roland Hampe et al. (Mainz am Rhein: P. von Zabern, 1980), 139-52.|
Susan Woodford, "Ajax and Achilles Playing a Game on an Olpe in Oxford," Journal of Hellenic Studies 102 (1982): 184, number 12.


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