Black-Figure Tondo


Mark Cartwright
published on 29 July 2013
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The central tondo from a 6th century BCE black-figure kylix or drinking cup. The left figure is Poseidon who fights the giant Polybotis. From a cemetery in ancient Thera (Santorini).

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time writer, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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