K11.5 THE APOTHEOSIS OF HERAKLES
Museum Collection: Antikenmuseen, Berlin, Germany
Catalogue Number: Berlin F2278
Beazley Archive Number: 200108
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Painter: Name vase of the Sosias Painter
Date: ca 500 BC
Period: Late Archaic
Detail of Hermes, Apollon and Herakles from a painting depicting the reception of the hero into Olympos. Hermes carries a ram and herald's wand, Apollon a lyre and deer, and Herakles his club. Athene (not shown) follows.
Detail of the three Horai (Seasons) from a painting depicting the reception of Herakles into Olympos. The three each hold the sign of a season: one has a branch of spring blossoms, another of summer fruit, and the third a winter seed (?). They stand before the seated Demeter, goddess of earth's fertility (see other image).
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