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Heracles entering Olympus, with Hermes, Apollo & Artemis | Greek vase, Athenian red figure kylix

K11.5 THE APOTHEOSIS OF HERAKLES

Museum Collection: Antikenmuseen, Berlin, Germany
Catalogue Number: Berlin F2278
Beazley Archive Number: 200108
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Kylix
Painter: Name vase of the Sosias Painter
Date: ca 500 BC
Period: Late Archaic

SUMMARY

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.

ARTICLESHermes, Apollon

SUMMARY

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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