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Hermes batling the giant Hippolytus | Greek vase, Athenian red figure amphora

K11.3 HERMES & GIGANTE HIPPOLYTOS

Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre,
Paris, France
Catalogue Number: Louvre S1677
Beazley Archive Number: 217568
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Amphora
Painter: Attributed to the the Suessula Painter
Date: ca 400 - 390 BC
Period: Late Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of Hermes battling the Gigante Hippolytos from a painting of the Gigantomakhia (War of the Giants). The god grasps the giant by the air, preparing to slay him with his sword. Hermes wears a winged petasos cap.

ARTICLESHermes, Gigantes

NOTEThis image is montage of two photos of the vase.

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