Terracotta hydria (water jar)

Attributed to the Hesperides Painter

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 158

Herakles with women, satyr, and Pan in the garden of the Hesperides

In this scene, the garden of the Hesperides seems to have become a sanctuary of Dionysos, for the guardian women may be maenads, and a satyr and Pan stand by.

Terracotta hydria (water jar), Attributed to the Hesperides Painter, Terracotta, Greek, Attic

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