Son of King Priam of Troy. He is ambushed by Achilles with his sister Polyxena at a fountain outside the city, is chased by him and killed at a sanctuary of Apollo. Ambush, chase and death are shown in art.
Above left: Ambush. Detail from Athenian black-figure clay vase, about 575-525 BC. New York. Metropolitan Museum of Art 45.11.2. Rogers Fund 1945. Photo. Mus. 11.33397 LS B © Metropolitan Museum of Art
Above right: Pursuit. Detail from Athenian black-figure clay vase, about 550-500 BC. London. British Museum B307. Photo. LXVII C 25 © British Museum