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Hebe, cupbearer of the gods, serving Zeus & Hera | Greek vase, Athenian red figure amphora

K18.2 THE FEAST OF THE GODS

Museum Collection: Antikensammlungen,
Munich, Germany
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

SUMMARY

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

 
 
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