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Hermes, herald of the gods | Greek vase, Athenian red figure lekythos

K11.11 HERMES

Museum Collection:  Metropolitan Museum, New York City, USA
Catalogue Number:  New York 25.78.2
Beazley Archive Number: 203182
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Lekythos
Painter: Attributed to the Tithonus Painter
Date: ca 500 - 450 BC
Period: Early Classical

SUMMARY

Hermes, messenger of the gods, flies on winged boots. He holds his kerykeion or herald's wand in hand, and wears a petasos (traveller's cap) and chlamys (cloak).

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Hermes

 
 
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