K7.6 THE WINGED CHAIR OF HEPHAESTUS
|Museum Collection||(not known where), Berlin|
|Catalogue No.||Berlin F2273|
|Beazley Archive No.||201595|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the Ambrosios Painter|
|Date||ca 525 B.C.|
Hephaestus returns to Olympus from his exile on the shores of the river Oceanus riding a winged chariot-car or chair. The chair is decorated with the heads, wings and tail of a crane. The god carries a double-headed smith's mallet.