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Hesperus, god of the evening star | Greek vase, Athenian red figure lekythos

T31.1 HESPEROS OR SELENE

Museum Collection: British Museum, London, UK
Catalogue Number: London E658
Beazley Archive Number: 214125
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Squat Lekythos
Painter: Attributed to White-line class Lek S
Date: ca 475 - 425 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

The head of Hesperos, the evening star, surrounded by a shining aureole. The figure might also be Selene with her lunar crescent.

ARTICLESEosphoros, Selene

 
 
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