There’s more to see...
Come take a look at what else is here!
Visit site

Related Pins

Attic Red Figure Shape: Amphora Painter: Attributed to the Berlin Painter Date: ca 470 - 460 BC Period: Late Archaic Zeus aims his lightning bolt at a giant (not shown). An eagle sits perched on his other hand.

SEIREN, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, California, USA. Apulian Red Figure Loutrophoros, ca 350 - 340 BC. Late Classical. Detail of decorative Seiren on the side of the vase. She wears a Phrygian cap and holds a large vase in her hands.

Athene The goddess is depicted holding a spear in one hand and her helm in the other. Her breast is covered by the aigis, a snake-trimmed cloak.

Ancient Roman Hekateion; a triple-bodied depiction of Hekate with the goddess's torch attribute. (Metropolitan Museum)

Demeter, goddess of agriculture, holding grain | Greek vase, Athenian red figure volute krater

Eos, winged goddess of the dawn | Greek vase, Athenian red figure krater

Lesser goddess Demeter. Goddess of corn, grain, and the harvest. Daughter of Cronus and Rhea. At one point Poseidon desired Demeter. To put him off she asked him to make the most beautiful animal that the world had ever seen. So to impress her Poseidon created the first horse. In some accounts his first attempts were unsucessful and created a varity of other animals in his quest. By the time the horse was created his passion for Demeter had cooled.

Panathenaic prize amphora, ca. 525–500 B.C.; black-figure Attributed to the Kleophrades Painter Greek, Attic Terracotta

Hestia, goddess of the hearth | Greek vase, Athenian red figure kylix

Etruscan Fertility Goddess by jparakilas, via Flickr - looks like the figures from Japan...

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.