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Achilles is one of the great heroes in the myth of the Trojan War.

This black-figure amphora from 530 BC depicts Achilles killing the Amazon queen Penthesilea. According to one version of the story, at the moment of her death, their eyes meet and he falls in love with her 🏺🗡

Discover an epic story of courage, passion and tragedy in our major #TroyExhibition. Our early bird ticket offer must end 31 July! Don’t miss out – book today and save nearly 20% http://ow.ly/FYPd30peIPK

 

Partagé d'après British Museum