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Aphrodite driving a chariot drawn by the Loves Hedylogus & Pothos | Greek vase, Athenian red figure pyxis

K31.5 APHRODITE & THE EROTES

Museum Collection: British Museum, London, United Kingdom
Catalogue Number: London E 775
Beazley Archive Number: 220648
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Pyxis
Painter: Attributed to Meidias Painter
Date: ca 450 - 400 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Band: Aphrodite drives a chariot drawn by two Erotes (winged love gods): Pothos (Sexual longing) and Hedylogos (Sweet talk). The goddess is surrounded by several divine attendants (not shown in this image), namely Eros, Harmonia, Eunomia, Eudaimonia, and Paidia.
Lid: Dionysos and his attendants (not shown).

ARTICLESAphrodite, Erotes, Pothos, Hedylogos

 
 
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