Ganymede

Clay group of Zeus carrying off the child Ganymede. From Olympia. <I>c.</I>470 BC. Olympia Museum. Photo: Max Hirmer.Marble figure. Venice. Museo Archeologico 145. Photo. Soprintendenza Archeologica per il Vento - Padova -2132Mythical Trojan prince of great beauty. He is carried off to Olympos to serve a cupbearer to the gods by Zeus or Zeus' eagle.

Above left: Clay group of Zeus carrying off the child Ganymede. From Olympia. c.470 BC. Olympia Museum. Photo: Max Hirmer. © Olympia Museum

Above right: Marble figure. Venice. Museo Archeologico 145. Photo. Soprintendenza Archeologica per il Vento - Padova -2132 © Museo Archeologico, Venice.