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Ganymedes serving Zeus & Hestia on Olympus | Greek vase, Athenian red figure kylix

"A cup of nectar, the gods’ own wine, served to Jupiter by his personal cup-bearer, that well-known country-lad." - Apuleius, The Golden Ass 6.24

O24.9 ZEUS & GANYMEDES

Museum Collection: Museo Nazionale Tarquiniese, Tarquinia, Italy
Catalogue Number: Tarquinia RC6848
Beazley Archive Number: 200502
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Kylix
Painter: Attributed to Oltos
Date: --
Period: Archaic

SUMMARY

Side A: Detail of Zeus, Ganymedes and Hestia from a scene of the gods feasting on Olympos. Zeus holds a lightning bolt in his hand, and Hestia a branche from the chaste tree (?). The other gods not shown are Athena, Aphrodite, Hermes, and Hebe.
Side B: Dionysos & Mainades (not shown)

ARTICLESGanymedes, Zeus, Hestia

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