K11.2 HERMES & INFANT DIONYSUS
|Museum Collection||Gregorian Etruscan Museum, Vatican City|
|Catalogue No.||Vatican 559|
|Beazley Archive No.||214232|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure (White Ground)|
|Painter||Attributed to the Phiale Painter|
|Date||ca 440 - 435 B.C.|
Detail of Hermes delivering the infant Dionysus to the foster care of Silenus and Nysiad Nymphs. The god wears a winged petasos cap, red chlamys cape and winged boots, and holds a herald's wand (kerykeion) in his hand.