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Hermes carrying the infant god Dionysus | Greek vase, Athenian black figure amphora

K11.13 HERMES & THE INFANT HERAKLES

Museum Collection: Antiken-sammlungen, Munich, Germany
Catalogue No.: Munich 1615
Beazley Archive No.: 303465
Ware: Attic Black Figure
Shape: Amphora, neck
Painter: Attributed to Dot-Band Class
Date: ca 550 - 500 BC
Period: Archaic

SUMMARY

Side A: Hermes carries the infant Herakles to Olympos. Both figures are labelled. The god holds his familiar kerykeion wand, petasos cap, chlamys (traveller's cloak) and winged boots.
Side B: Kheiron (not shown)

NOTEThis image is a montage of two photos of the vase.

ARTICLESHermes

 
 
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