Trojan Horse

Detail from neck of Cycladic relief vase, about 675-650 BC. Mykonos Archeological Museum 2240.The device by which the Greek heroes entered the city of Troy to sack it. A rare subject in art where it is shown on wheels with Greeks within or beside it.

Above: Detail from neck of Cycladic relief vase, about 675-650 BC. Mykonos Archeological Museum 2240. © Archeological Museum, Mykonos.