The creation of Pandora.

Red-figure kylix, interior. Attic.
By the Tarquinia Painter (London D 4).
Ca. 470—460 BCE.
Height 3 5/8 in. (9.20 cm), diameter 12 1/4 in. (31.12 cm).

London, The British Museum

Origin:
Found at Nola in 1828 or 1829, ex Hope Collection. Purchased in 1881, from sale of Bale Collection.
Description:
Hephaestus created Pandora out of soil and water, beautiful as a goddess, and Athena clothed her in shining clothes and put necklaces on her. On the picture Pandora is named Anesidora. Both names are the ancient nicknames of the Earth giving rich gifts.
Detailed description see: http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/vaseindex?lookup=London%20D%204
Literature:
Hes. Th. 573—580.
Credits:
© Photo, text: Sofia Suli. Grecheskaya mifologiya. Per. s grech. — Izdatel’stvo: AFINY, MIHALIS TUBIS A.E., 1995, s. 19.
© 1995 — Izdatel’stvo: MIHALIS TUBIS A.E.
RUSSIAN

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