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Themis counselling Zeus on Olympus, with Athena & Hermes | Greek vase, Athenian red figure pelike

T8.2 COUNCIL OF THE GODS

Museum Collection: State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Russia
Catalogue No.: St Petersburg ST1793
Beazley Archive No.: 230432
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Pelike
Painter: Attributed to the Eleusinian Painter
Period: Late Classical

SUMMARY

Side A: Themis seated on a stone counsels the enthroned god Zeus. Athene, Hermes and a tiny flying Nike and other gods (not shown) stand in the scene. Themis' stone is probably the omphalos of Delphoi, the old seat of the prophetesses of the oracle.
Side B: Dionysos & Mainades (not shown)

ARTICLES

Themis, Zeus, Hermes, Athene, Nike

 
 
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