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Medea boiling the ram, detail of a black-figure neck amphora

Medea demonstrates her alleged ability to reverse aging by producing a young ram from the pot in which she boiled butchered pieces of an old ram in a magic potion. Black-figure neck amphora, British Museum 1837, 0609.62. Image via the British Museum, CC BY-NC-SA 4.0.

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510-500 BCE
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British Museum

Heracles and the gods fighting the giants, detail of a black-figure amphora in the style of the Lysippides Painter

Zeus, Heracles, and Athena fight the giants. Detail of a black-figure amphora in the style of the Lysippides Painter, British Museum 1839,1109.3. Image via the British Museum, CC BY-NC-SA 4.0.

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c. 520-500 BCE
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Orestes seeking asylum at Delphi, detail of a Paestan Red-Figure Bell Krater attributed to Python

Orestes seeks sanctuary beside the omphalos and tripod at Delphi, while Athena and Apollo intervene on his behalf. Paestan Red-Figure Bell Krater attributed to Python, British Museum 1917, 1210.1. Image via The British Museum, CC BY-NC-SA 4.0.

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360-320 BCE
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Denarius of Augustus

Tarpeia on a silver coin of Augustus' moneyer P. Petronius Turpilianus (active 19 BC–4 BC). Denarius showing (obverse) Head of Augustus, bare; (reverse) Tarpeia, long-haired, facing, half-buried by shields, hands raised. British Museum 2002,0102.4945. © Trustees of the British Museum. Used by permission. 

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