Close-up view of the figural scene: Herakles entering Olympos, with Poseid...

Frontal view (with the tall handle on the left side)

Detail of the figural scene, left of center: Hermes, standing to the left,...

Detail of the figural scene, left: Poseidon, standing profile to the right...

Detail of the figural scene, right of center: Athena, standing profile to ...

Detail of the figural scene, right: bearded Herakles, standing profile to ...

Collection: Paris, Musée du Louvre
Summary: Herakles entering Olympos, with Poseidon, Hermes, and Athena
Ware: Attic Black Figure
Painter: Attributed to the Amasis Painter
Potter: Signed by Amasis
Date: ca. 550 BC - ca. 525 BC
Dimensions: H. 0.27 m
Primary Citation: ABV, 152.22; Para, 63
Shape: Oinochoe
Beazley Number: 310456
Period: High Archaic

Shape Description: Olpe with trefoil mouth.

Inscriptions: Signed in black dipinti, between the figures of Athena and Hermes: *M*E*P*O*I*E[*S*E]*N *A*M*A*S*I*S, "Amasis made me."

Collection History: Acquired by the Louvre in 1880; from an unknown provenance.

Sources Used: Pottier 1901, 91