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Athena & Heracles | Greek vase, Athenian red figure kylix

K8.2 HERAKLES & ATHENE

Museum Collection: Antikensammlungen, Munich, Germany
Catalogue No. Munich 2648
Beazley Archive No.: 205230
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Kylix
Painter: Attributed to Douris
Date: ca 490 - 470 BC
Period: Late Archaic

SUMMARY

Tondo: Athene serves Herakles with wine. The goddess is depicted with spear, snake-trimmed aigis cloak, and a small owl in her hand. Her helm sits on a small plinth. Herakles has his usual attributes: lion-skin cape and club.

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