Late archaic pottery with painted images of Hera being attended by another winged Greek goddess, Iris. This vase is an attic red figure with a lekythos shape, c. 480 BC. by a Brygos painter. Initially Greeks artists painted black figures on pottery, but after a few decades they replaced it with red figures thus updating their design and technique.
DEMETER & HESTIA Antikenmuseen, Berlin, Germany Ware: Attic Red Figure Shape: Kylix Painter: Name vase of the Sosias Painter Date: ca 500 BC Period: Late Archaic. Detail of Demeter and Hestia from a painting depicting the reception of Herakles into Olympos. The pair are seated on stools draped with leopard skins. Demeter holds a staff tipped with sheafs of grain and the maiden goddess Hestia is modestly attired in a veil.