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Hermes Psychostasia (Weigher of Souls) with Memnon | Greek vase, Athenian black figure white-ground lekythos

 

K11.14 HERMES PSYKHOSTASIA & MEMNON

Museum Collection: British Museum, London, United Kingdom
Catalogue Number: London B639
Beazley Archive Number: 456
Ware: Attic Black Figure, White Ground
Shape: Lekythos
Painter: Attributed to the Sappho Painter or Little-Lion Class
Date: --
Period: Archaic

SUMMARY

Hermes Psykhostasia (Weigher of Souls) stands between Memnon and Akhilleus (not shown) in the Trojan War, weighing their respective destinies on the scales of fate.

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

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