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Apotheosis of Heracles, with Athena driving chariot | Greek vase, Athenian red figure pelike

H2.5 APOTHEOSIS OF HERAKLES

Museum Collection: Antikensammlungen, Munich, Germany
Catalogue Number: Munich 2360
Beazley Archive Number: 215718
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Pelike
Painter: Attributed to the Kadmos Painter
Date: ca 410 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of Herakles riding to heaven in the chariot of Athene from a painting depicting his mortal death and apothesosis. His death pyre (not shown here) lies below the chariot.

ARTICLESAthene

 
 
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