Fragments

Greek
Archaic Period
About 540 B.C.
The Kyllenios Painter


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

4.3 x 7 cm (1 11/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1986.192

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment showing Hermes on left, presenting a now-missing figure to Zeus, who holds his thunderbolt in right hand. Added red: Zeus’ hair and beard, stripes of cloak, bowl, part of Hermes’ petasos. Added white (now missing): leaves of Zeus’ fillet, dots on brim of Hermes’ petasos.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. William L. Payson Collection; loaned to MFA by Mrs. William L. Payson, January 20, 1971 (as 17.1971); gift of Mrs. William L. Payson to MFA, May 21, 1986

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William L. Payson