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Reproduction of a fresco of a hunter with dog and horse

Painted by Emile Gilliéron père in 1915.

Period:
Late Helladic IIIB
Date:
ca. 1300–1200 B.C.
Culture:
Myceanaean
Medium:
watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
Overall: 26 x 19 in. (66 x 48.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Dodge Fund, 1915
Accession Number:
15.122.4
  • Description

    Excavated 1910 in the west slope rubbish deposit at Tiryns.

    This fragment belongs to the Tiryns boar hunt. Along with the other reconstructed fragments displayed nearby it is a particularly good example of Mycenaean narrative painting.

    The original is in the National Archaeological Museum, Athens.

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