K18.2 THE FEAST OF THE GODS
Museum Collection: Antikensammlungen,
Catalogue Number: Munich J405
Beazley Archive Number: 202095
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Amphora A
Painter: Attributed to the Nikoxenos Painter
Date: ca 500 BC
Period: Late Archaic
Detail of Zeus, Hera and Hebe from a depiction of the feast of the gods on Olympos. Zeus and his wife are seated on a decorated stool. The god holds a lightning bolt in one hand and an eagle-tipped staff in the other. A winged goddess, either Hebe or Iris, pours nectar from a jar.
Other figures (not shown) include Athene, Poseidon, Hermes, Apollon, Dionysos and the Mousai.
ARTICLESHebe, Iris, Zeus, Hera