K18.1 THE WEDDING OF HERACLES & HEBE
|Museum Collection||University of Pennsylvania Museum, Philadelphia|
|Beazley Archive No.||15295|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Name vase of the Heimarmene Painter|
|Date||ca 450 - 400 B.C.|
The apotheosed hero Heracles leads his bride Hebe in a wedding procession through Olympus. They are flanked by two Erotes (love-gods)--Eros who holds Hebe's veil and Hymenaeus who leads the procession with a flaming torch. Other figures in the scene (see other image) include Athena, Hera and Zeus.
This image is a montage of several photos of the vase.