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Bendis, Thracian goddess of hunting, with Apollo & Hermes | Greek vase, Apulian red figure krater

K45.2 BENDIS, APOLLON & HERMES

Museum Collection: Musem of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Museum Catalogue Number: Boston 1983.553
Beazley Archive Number: N/A
Ware: Apulian Red Figure
Shape: Krater, bell
Painter: Name vase of the Bendis Painter
Date: ca 370 - 360 BC
Period: Late Classical

SUMMARY

The Thracian goddess Bendis, dressed in a northern body suit, and wielding a hunting spear, is greeted by the gods Apollon and Hermes. Apollon is seated on a rock, wearing a quiver, and holding in one hand a laurel branch, and the other a hare, which he offers to the goddess. Hermes wears a petasos (traveller's cap) and leans on his caduceus wand.

ARTICLESBendis, Apollon, Hermes

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