P. 291 upper (with art)

Athens, National Museum 2104: “Megarian” bowl with Theseus and Helen at Korinth


Illustration p. 46 from C. Robert, “Homerische Becher,” Winckelmannsfeste der Arch√§ologischen Gesellschaft zu Berlin vol. 50 (1890)

iconiclimc (side A)

iconiclimc (side B)

Hesiod, fr. 23a MW (Fragmenta Hesiodea, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West [1967], p. 13):

…Klytaimnestra, who in her chambers bore beautiful-ankled [Iphigeneia] and Elektra, who rivaled goddesses in her beauty. The well-greaved Akhaians slew [Iphigeneia] on the altar of loud-voiced Artemis of the golden spindle. By [Iphigeneia’s] blood they sailed to Ilion in order to avenge [Helen]… (translated by Aaron J. Ivey)

Hesiod, fr. 197.4-5 (Fragmenta Hesiodea, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West [1967], p. 96):

…but Agamemnon, since he was their brother-in-law, turned his mind towards his brother, Menelaos (translated by Aaron J. Ivey).

Edited by Aaron J. Ivey, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Classics, University of Georgia, June 2016; and by Frances Van Keuren, Prof. Emerita, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Univ. of Georgia, July 2016.