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Hephaestus, god of smiths, riding a donkey | Greek vase, Athenian red figure skyphos

K7.1 THE RETURN OF HEPHAISTOS

Museum Collection: Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo,
Ohio, USA
Catalogue Number: Toledo 1982.88
Beazley Archive Number: 11777
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Skyphos
Painter: Attributed to the Kleophon Painter
Date: ca 430 - 420 BC
Period: High Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of Hephaistos from a painting depicting the god's return to Olympos. He is shown riding on the back of a donkey, holding a hammer and tongs in his hands.

ARTICLESHephaistos

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