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  • c. 700 BCE
    The earliest depiction of a Greek fighting an Amazon is found on a terracotta votive shield.
  • c. 540 BCE
    A black-figure vase by Exekias depicts Achilles killing the Amazon Penthesilea.
  • 510 BCE - 370 BCE
    Greeks fighting Amazons becomes a popular subject of architectural sculpture across Greece.