K31.5 APHRODITE, POTHOS & HEDYLOGOS
|Museum Collection||British Museum, London|
|Catalogue No.||London E775|
|Beazley Archive No.||220648|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to Meidias Painter|
|Date||ca 450 - 400 B.C.|
Band: Aphrodite drives a chariot drawn by a pair of Erotes (winged love-gods)--Pothos (Sexual-Longing) and Hedylogos (Sweet-Talk). The goddess is surrounded by several other divine attendants (not shown)--Eros, Harmonia, Eunomia, Eudaimonia, and Paidia.
Lid: Dionysus and his retinue (not shown).