O24.6 ZEUS & GANYMEDES
|Private Collection||Shelby White and Leon Levy Collection, New York|
|Beazley Archive No.||43265|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the Eucharides Painter|
|Date||ca 490 - 480 B.C.|
|Period||Late Archaic / Early Classical|
Side A: Ganymedes, cupbearer of the gods, serves Zeus on Olympus. The god holds a sceptre in one hand and a drinking-cup in the other. A large eagle perches on the tip of his staff. The youth holds an oinochoe jug.
Side B: Heraces and Iolaus arming for battle (not shown).