* MADE IN
GREECE – HANDMADE – HAND PAINTED *
Height : 31 cm / (12.2in)
Width : 22 cm / (8.6
Net Weight: 2 kgr (4,4 lb)
Material: : Clay- Genuine
Our vase is a copy of an amphora (500 B.C), attributed to the Diosphos Painter, which is
exhibited in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Side A : Thanatos (Death) and Hypnos (Sleep) with the
body of Sarpedon
Side B : Eos (Dawn) with the
body of her son, Memnon
The scenes on this jar show
two great heroes of the Trojan War being lifted from the battlefield after
their deaths. Sarpedon, a son of the god Zeus, will be carried to Lycia, his
homeland in southern Asia Minor, and Memnon, to his kingdom in Ethiopia.