Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Catalogue Number: Louvre G192
Beazley Archive Number: 201979
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Painter: Attributed to the the Berlin Painter
Date: ca 480 - 470 BC
Period: Late Archaic
Detail of Hermes from a painting of Zeus despatching the mesenger gods Iris and Hermes. It is probably an illustration of a scene described in the Iliad. Hermes is shown holding a kerykeion (herald's wand) and wearing winged boots, a petasos and chlamys (traveller's cap and cloak).
NOTEThis image is a montage of two photos of the vase.