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Return of Hephaestus, with Dionysus & Satyrs | Greek vase, Athenian red figure pelike

K7.5 THE RETURN OF HEPHAISTOS

Museum Collection: Antikensammlungen, Munich, Germany
Catalogue Number: Munich 2361
Beazley Archive Number: 215176
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Pelike
Painter: Attributed to the Kleophon Painter
Date: ca 430 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Hephaistos is led back to heaven by the god Dionysos. The drunken Hephaistos, holding a pair of tongs, is supported a Satyros. Beside him walks Dionysos, holding a thyrsos (pine-cone tipped staff) and drinking cup. A tambourine playing Mainas Nymphe and dancing Satyros lead the procession.

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

ARTICLESHephaistos, Dionysos, Satyroi

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