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Centaur Attacking Woman (1)
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View of a drunken centaur (half human, half beast) attacking a woman, possible Deidameia, the bride of Peirithoos.  Note her effective use of her elbow to the centaur's face as she wards off the attacker.

The male head in the right upper corner of the image may be that of her groom, Peirithoos.

To view a detail of the attack Click Here.

 

To see this portion of the pediment in context along with a brief description of the story Click Here.