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T21.1 HERA & PROMETHEUS

Hera & Prometheus | Attic red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Cabinet des Médailles, Paris
Catalogue No. Médailles 542
Beazley Archive No. 205179
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Krater, Bell
Painter Attributed to Douris
Date ca 500 - 450 B.C.
Period Classical

DESCRIPTION

Tondo: Prometheus stands beside the goddess Hera who is trapped in the cursed throne sent to her by her son Hephaestus. The goddess holds a royal sceptre, pair of lotus blossoms and a cup. The Titan also holds a sceptre.
Sides: The return of Hephaestus to Olympus (not shown).

ARTICLES

Hera, Prometheus