T23.1 HERMES & THE THEFT OF APOLLON'S CATTLE
Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Catalogue Number: TBA
Beazley Archive Number: N/A
Ware: Caeretan Black Figure
Date: ca 520 BC
Apollon arrives in the cave of Maia to confront her and her infant son Hermes over the theft of his cattle. Hermes lies in his cradle, wrapped in blankets. Zeus steps forward to intervene over their dispute. The cattle themselves, stand hidden in a thicket near the cave.
ARTICLESHermes, Maia, Apollon, Zeus