H2.6 HERAKLES, HERMES & ATHENE
Museum Collection: Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, Massachusetts, USA
Catalogue Number: Mt Holyoke 1925.BS.II.3
Beazley Archive Number: TBA
Ware: Attic Black Figure
Painter: Attributed to the Theseus Painter
Date: ca 500 BC
A seated Herakles is entertained by the gods Hermes, playing a flute, and Athene, pouring wine. It may be a depiction of his reception in Olympos following apotheosis.
NOTEThis image is montage of several photos of the vase.