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
Painter: Attributed to the Athena Painter
Date: ca 525 - 475 BC
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.