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Return of Hephaestus, with Dionysus & Satyrs | Greek vase, Athenian red figure calyx krater "Hephaistos refused to listen to any other of the gods save Dionysos - in him he reposed the fullest trust - and after making him drunk Dionysos brought him to heaven." - Pausanias 1.20.3

K7.3 THE RETURN OF HEPHAISTOS

Museum Collection: Antikensammlungen, Munich, Germany
Catalogue Number: Munich 2384
Beazley Archive Number: 213728
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Calyx krater
Painter: Attributed to the School of Polygnotos
Date: ca 430 BC
Period: High Classical

SUMMARY

Hephaistos riding a donkey and holding a pair of tongs is led back to heaven by Dionysos and his retinue of Satyroi.

NOTEThis is a drawing of the vase rather than a photographic representation.

ARTICLESHephaistos, Dionysos, Satyroi

 
 
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