Reconstructed detail of the pediment in the Temple of Aphaea at Aegina. Note the Scythian-dressed Amazon archer on the left and the central figure of the goddess Athena on the right.
Aegina is a Hellenic island of the Saronic gulf, that was a major naval power of Archaic and Early Classical Greece and a great rival of Athens. I go on with the reconstructions of Aegina’s Temple of Aphaea Athena.