Hephaestus/Vulcan at the Birth of Erichthonius

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Arienne King
by Egisto Sani
published on 12 September 2020
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A Roman bas-relief depicting the Greek god Hephaestus (known as Vulcan to the Romans). The relief is part of a scene in which the goddess Gaia presents Athena with the infant Erichthonius, born from the seed of Hephaestus. Made c. 50 BCE-50 CE. Ostia, Italy. (Pio-Clementino Museum)

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Sani, E. (2020, September 12). Hephaestus/Vulcan at the Birth of Erichthonius. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12709/hephaestusvulcan-at-the-birth-of-erichthonius/

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Sani, Egisto. "Hephaestus/Vulcan at the Birth of Erichthonius." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 12, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12709/hephaestusvulcan-at-the-birth-of-erichthonius/.

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Sani, Egisto. "Hephaestus/Vulcan at the Birth of Erichthonius." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Sep 2020. Web. 22 Sep 2021.