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Atlas, Heracles & the Golden Apples | Greek vase, Athenian black figure white-ground lekythos

T20.3 ATLAS, HERAKLES & THE APPLES

Museum Collection: National Archaeological Museum, Athens, Greece
Catalogue No.: Athens 1132
Beazley Archive No.: 330739
Ware: Attic Black Figure, White Ground
Shape: Lekythos
Painter: Attributed to the Athena Painter
Date: ca 525 - 475 BC
Period: Archaic

SUMMARY

Atlas brings the golden apples to Herakles, who holds the sky upon his shoulders in the Titan's place. The solid sky is decorated with stars.

ARTICLES

Atlas, Hesperides

 
 
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