K18.2 ZEUS, HERA & HEBE
|Museum Collection||Staatliche Antikensammlungen, Munich|
|Catalogue No.||Munich J405|
|Beazley Archive No.||202095|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the Nikoxenos Painter|
|Date||ca 500 B.C.|
Detail of Zeus, Hera and Hebe from a depiction of the feast of the gods on Olympus. Zeus and his wife are seated on an elaborate throne decorated with Sphinxes. The god holds a lightning bolt in one hand and an eagle-topped staff in the other. A winged goddess wearing winged boots, either Hebe or Iris, pours nectar from an oinochoe jar. Other figures (not shown) include Athena, Poseidon, Hermes, Apollo, Dionysus and the Muses.