Geras

Detail from Athenian red-figure clay vase about 500-450 BC. Rome. Museo Nazionale de Villa Giulia 48238. Photo. Soprintendenza Archeologica per l'Etruria Meridionale - Roma - 44763Male personification of Old Age, confronted or fought by Herakles in late archaic art. He is shown old, small and wizened.

Above: Detail from Athenian red-figure clay vase about 500-450 BC. Rome. Museo Nazionale de Villa Giulia 48238. Photo. Soprintendenza Archeologica per l'Etruria Meridionale - Roma - 44763 © Museo Nazionale de Villa Giulia