Selene (Roman Luna)

Detail from a red-figure clay vase, about 500-450 BC. Berlin, Antikensammlung F2293.Personification of the Moon. She is shown riding a horse or chariot, and with a crescent in her hair or beside her. Selene and Helios (Sun) often frame myth scenes to give an indication of the passage of time as on the Parthenon east pediment.

Above: Detail from a red-figure clay vase, about 500-450 BC. Berlin, Antikensammlung F2293. © Antikensammlung, Berlin Licence Plate 11 UK 1007 195