Hermes: Attic Red Figure Shape: Lekythos Attributed to the Tithonus Painter ca 500 - 450 BC Hermes, messenger of the gods, flies on winged boots. He holds his kerykeion or herald's wand in hand, and wears a petasos (traveller's cap) and chlamys (cloak).
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Munich, Museum antiker Kleinkunst White-ground classical funerary lekythos with inner compartment for a token amount of oil (found in a grave at Oropos, near the Attic/Boeotian border) The messenger god Hermes, bearded but youthful, sits on the rocky shores of the river Styx. He wears his travelling hat and cloak, but is bare foot.