Return of Hephaestus to Olympus.
Clay. Ca. 525 BCE.
Vienna, Museum of Art History, Collection of Classical Antiquities
Hephaestus is represented here with legs of an animal since he was considered the most physically underdeveloped of all gods.
© Photo, text: Sofia Suli. Grecheskaya mifologiya. Per. s grech. ó Izdatelístvo: AFINY, MIHALIS TUBIS A.E., 1995, s. 46.
© 1995 ó Izdatelístvo: MIHALIS TUBIS A.E.
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