Black-Figure Tondo

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Mark Cartwright
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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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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, July 29). Black-Figure Tondo. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1356/black-figure-tondo/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Black-Figure Tondo." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 29, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1356/black-figure-tondo/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Black-Figure Tondo." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 29 Jul 2013. Web. 22 Jun 2021.