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Heracles, Hermes & Athena | Greek vase, Athenian black figure skyphos

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
Shape: Skyphos
Painter: Attributed to the Theseus Painter
Date: ca 500 BC
Period: Archaic

SUMMARY

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.

ARTICLESHermes, Athene

 
 
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