Achilles and Penthesilea Plate

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A handmade and hand-painted vase decorated with a Greek Owl; inspired by the based on the Skyfos Vase held within held within the British Museum collection.

This replica plate is exclusive to the British Museum.

Exclusive to the British Museum, a handmade plate showing the epic fight between Achilles and Penthesilea.

The design of this hand-made plate is inspired by an ancient Greek vase held in the British Museum’s collection.

About the Original:

The original vase by Greek potter Exekias dates to around 530 BC, and shows a scene from the infamous Trojan War. The traditional black-figure characters represent the hero Achilles and Penthesilea, the queen of the Amazons, and the image focuses on the wide-eyed Achilles thrusting his spear into the neck of Penthesilea at the very moment he falls in love with her.

An astonishing home ornament inspired by ancient Greek mythology.

  • Product Code: CMCC43160
  • Theme: Ancient Greece
  • Dimensions: H32 x Dia.32cm
  • Material: Terracotta
  • Postage Weight: 1.28 Kg

A handmade and hand-painted vase decorated with a Greek Owl; inspired by the based on the Skyfos Vase held within held within the British Museum collection.

This replica plate is exclusive to the British Museum.

Exclusive to the British Museum, a handmade plate showing the epic fight between Achilles and Penthesilea.

The design of this hand-made plate is inspired by an ancient Greek vase held in the British Museum’s collection.

About the Original:

The original vase by Greek potter Exekias dates to around 530 BC, and shows a scene from the infamous Trojan War. The traditional black-figure characters represent the hero Achilles and Penthesilea, the queen of the Amazons, and the image focuses on the wide-eyed Achilles thrusting his spear into the neck of Penthesilea at the very moment he falls in love with her.

An astonishing home ornament inspired by ancient Greek mythology.

  • Product Code: CMCC43160
  • Theme: Ancient Greece
  • Dimensions: H32 x Dia.32cm
  • Material: Terracotta
  • Postage Weight: 1.28 Kg
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