Up in the clouds Apollo and Diana. shoot arrows at the children of Niobe.
Niobe found herself better than the divine twins because of bigger number of offspring she had
The ground is littered with dead and dying children. Some try to escape in vain.
The bodies of the dead children lay for nine days unburied because Zeus had turned all the Thebans to stone, but on the 10th day they were buried by the gods.
Niobe went back to her Phrygian home, where she was turned into a rock on Mount Sipylus