Niobid Krater

The gods Apollo and Artemis exact revenge for their mother, in an early attempt at showing depth in ancient Greek art.

Niobid Painter, Niobid Krater, Attic red-figure calyx-krater, c. 460-50 B.C.E., 54 x 56 cm (Musée du Louvre, Paris)

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Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Niobid Krater," in Smarthistory, December 15, 2015, accessed June 7, 2023,