Dolon on an Attic Red-figure Lekythos

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Kelly Macquire
by Marie-Lan Nguyen
published on 04 May 2021
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Dolon, the son of Emuedes was a participant in the Trojan War and fought for Troy. On this Attic red-figure lekythos dated to 460 BCE, Dolon is depicted walking on all fours and covered in a wolf skin as a disguise while he spied on the Greeks. The lekythos is housed in the Louvre.

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Nguyen, M. (2021, May 04). Dolon on an Attic Red-figure Lekythos. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13968/dolon-on-an-attic-red-figure-lekythos/

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Nguyen, Marie-Lan. "Dolon on an Attic Red-figure Lekythos." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 04, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13968/dolon-on-an-attic-red-figure-lekythos/.

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Nguyen, Marie-Lan. "Dolon on an Attic Red-figure Lekythos." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 04 May 2021. Web. 25 Sep 2021.