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Hermes, god of shepherds, riding a ram | Greek vase, Athenian red figure stamnos

K11.8 HERMES RIDING RAM

Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Catalogue Number: Louvre G185
Beazley Archive Number: 201961
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Stamnos
Painter: Attr. to the Berlin Painter
Date: ca 500 - 480 BC
Period: Late Archaic

SUMMARY

Side A: Hermes sits with his legs up, riding on the back of a ram. The god is shown with a petasos cap, herald's wand and drinking cup.
Side B: Dionysos riding a goat (not shown)

ARTICLESHermes

 
 
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