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Artemis, goddess of hunting, with heron | Greek vase, Athenian red figure white-ground lekythos

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Museum Collection: State Hermitage Museum,
St Petersburg, Russia
Catalogue Number: St Petersburg B2365
Beazley Archive Number: 206365
Ware: Attic Red Figure (White Ground)
Shape: Lekythos
Painter: Attributed to the Pan Painter
Date: ca 500 - 459 BC
Period: Late Archaic / Early Classical

SUMMARY

Artemis feeds a long-necked bird (either a swan or heron) from her hand. The goddess is depicted with a spotted animal skin draped over her shoulders, a decorated quiver, and a spiked crown. In her hand she holds a kylix (cup).

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