O6.5 HIMEROS & PEITHO
|Museum Collection||Regional Archaeological Museum Antonio Salinas, Palermo|
|Catalogue No.||Palermo 21887|
|Beazley Archive No.||220558|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||In the Manner of the Pheidias Painter|
|Date||ca 420 B.C.|
Side A: Detail of the gods Eros (Love), Himeros (Desire) and Peitho (Persuasion) from a painting depicting the love of Aphrodite and Phaon. Eros is depicted as a winged child riding a pair of deer. Below him, the winged youth Himeros ties his sandal. On the right, Peitho draws her cloak in a seductive pose.
Side B: The gods of Delos (see other image).
This is a drawing of the vase rather than a photograph.