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Titan Prometheus & Hera | Greek vase, Athenian red figure krater

T21.1 PROMETHEUS & HERA

Museum Collection: Cabinet des Medailles, Paris, France
Catalogue No.: Medailles 542
Beazley Archive No.: 205179
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Krater, Bell
Painter: Attributed to Douris
Date: ca 500 - 450 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Tondo: Prometheus stands beside Hera who is trapped in the cursed throne sent to her by her son Hephaistos. The Titan advises her on a stratagem for release: namely, sending Dionysos to bring Hephaistos back drunk.
Sides: The return of Hephaistos to Olympos (not shown)

ARTICLESPrometheus, Hera

 
 
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