Red-figure painting depicting Eos lifting up the body of her son Memnon, BCE, - signed by Douris, one of the finest Greek painters of the early century BCE. Here, he has delicately painted a relatively rare form: a cup with molded decoration on the lip.
Peleus seizes Thetis, who transforms into a lion in an attempt to escape his grasp. Tondo of an Attic red-figure kylix, attributed to the painter Douris; Found at Vulci; now in the Cabinet des Médailles, Paris.
This page explains the use of libations in Hellenismos, the ancient Greek religion. The page includes commentary regarding different types of libations and the symbolic meaning of various liquids which are offered to Gods, as well as an extensive glossary of ancient Greek words which relate to libations.