Iconography
ANTIQUITIES
Vases
Kraters
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsSnake Miscellaneous
BirdsCock
ORNAMENT
Incorporating animals
Snakes
ERANOS ARCHIVE
6. Symbolism of the Snake
ADDITIONAL SUBJECT KEYWORDS
The serpent knot is very similar to that on Hermes' herald's staff in early times.
Further details
From Furtwängler, Griechische Vasenmalerei (1905-1909)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Greek Hellenic era. Greek Archaic Period: Mainland Greece
DATE
circa 530 BC
LOCATION
Würzburg, Martin-von-Wagner-Museum (Chalcidion. Found at Vulci)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Eranos Archive presented by Olga Froebe-Kapteyn
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Furtwängler, A. Griechische Vasenmalerei (1905-1909), ser. 2, pp. 219-20; pl. 102; fig. 2b; Langlotz, E., Griechische Vasenbilder (1932), vol. 1, p. 22; vol. 2, pl. 21; Perrot, G. Histoire de l'Art dans l'Antiquite (1882-1914), vol. 10, pp. 18-19, fig. 8; Urlich, L.v., Verzeichniss der Antikensammlung der Universität Wurzburg (1865), vol. 3, p. 34, no. 134.
Contact
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