Trojan Horse

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 30 July 2013
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Detail of the Mykonos pithamphora which shows the wooden horse the Greeks used to infiltrate the city of Troy in the final stages of the Trojan War. The wheels on the feet of the horse can be clearly seen. Manufactured in the second quarter of the 7th century BCE. The vessel was made on the island of Tinos in the Cyclades and found at Chora on Mykonos. (Archaeological Museum, Mykonos).

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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 30). Trojan Horse. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1365/trojan-horse/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Trojan Horse." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 30, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1365/trojan-horse/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Trojan Horse." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 30 Jul 2013. Web. 24 Oct 2021.