The Abduction of Helen of Sparta

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by The British Museum
published on 26 January 2021
The Abduction of Helen of Sparta Download Full Size Image

A detail of a scene from an Attic spouted krater perhaps showing the abduction/elopement of Helen of Troy with Paris which sparked off the Trojan War. Other interpretations include Ariadne and Theseus as the two figures. Made c. 735 BCE. (British Museum, London)

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Museum, T. B. (2021, January 26). The Abduction of Helen of Sparta. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13340/the-abduction-of-helen-of-sparta/

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