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Aphrodite & Hermes weighing the Loves (Erostasia) | Greek vase, Athenian red figure calyx krater

K31.4 EROSTASIA

Museum Collection: National Museum, Athens, Greece
Catalogue Number: Athens N1105
Beazley Archive Number: 218273
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Calyx Krater
Painter: Attributed to Eratostasia Painter
or Attributed to LC painter
Date: ca 400 - 300 BC
Period: Late Classical / Early Hellenistic

SUMMARY

Erostasia (weighing of the loves). Aphrodite accompanied by the god Hermes, weighs the Erotes (Loves) on the golden scales of fate. One of these is Eros (Love) and the other Anteros (Love Returned).

ARTICLES

Aphrodite, Hermes, Erotes, Eros, Anteros

 
 
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