Hephaestus God of fire, metalworking, stone masonry, forges and the art of sculpture Gold Tone 9.05″

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Hephaestus God of fire, metalworking, stone masonry, forges and the art of sculpture Gold Tone 9.05″

Height: 9.05 inches (23 cm)
Width: 4.13 inches (10.5 cm)
Depth: 4.13 inches (10.5 cm)
Weight: 1.76 lbs (800 gr)

Hephaestus (/hɪˈfiːstəs, hɪˈfɛstəs/; eight spellings; Greek: Ἥφαιστος Hēphaistos) is the Greek god of blacksmiths, metalworking, carpenters, craftsmen, artisans, sculptors, metallurgy, fire, and volcanoes. Hephaestus’ Roman equivalent is Vulcan. In Greek mythology, Hephaestus was either the son of Zeus and Hera or he was Hera’s parthenogenous child. He was cast off Mount Olympus, by his mother because of his deformity or, in another account, by Zeus for protecting Hera from his advances.

As a smithing god, Hephaestus made all the weapons of the gods in Olympus. He served as the blacksmith of the gods, and was worshiped in the manufacturing and industrial centers of Greece, particularly Athens. The cult of Hephaestus was based in Lemnos. Hephaestus’ symbols are a smith’s hammer, anvil, and a pair of tongs.

1 review for Hephaestus God of fire, metalworking, stone masonry, forges and the art of sculpture Gold Tone 9.05″

  1. Kamila

    Thank you so much!!! It arrived very quickly and looks just like on the picture, it’s bigger than I expected. I used to live in Greece as a child and it helps me to feel connected to it again 💕 also Hephaestus is representing my work desk along with pictures from Greece! Very happy ❤️❤️💓

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