Return of Hephaestus to Olympus.

Ionic hydria.
Clay. Ca. 525 BCE.

Vienna, Museum of Art History, Collection of Classical Antiquities
(Kunsthistorisches Museum)

Description:
Hephaestus is represented here with legs of an animal since he was considered the most physically underdeveloped of all gods.
Credits:
© 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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