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Zeus served by Ganymedes | Greek vase, Athenian red figure calyx krater

O24.6 ZEUS & GANYMEDES

Private Collection: Shelby White & Leon Levy Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, USA (returning to Italy in 2008?)
Catalogue Number: N/A
Beazley Archive Number: 43265
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Krater, calyx
Painter: Attributed to the Eucharides Painter
Date: ca 490 - 480 BC
Period: Late Archaic / Early Classical

SUMMARY

Side A: Ganymedes serves Zeus ambrosia on Olympos. The god is enthroned with an eagle seated on his royal staff.
Side B: Herakles and Iolaos arming (not shown)

ARTICLESGanymedes, Zeus

 
 
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