Hegias (vase painter)

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Hegias ( ancient Greek Ἡγίας ) was a Greek vase painter of the red-figure style , active in the middle of the 5th century BC. In Athens .

He is only known from a now lost bowl with his signature. The inside picture of the bowl shows a Nike handing a bulbous, footless vessel and a bowl to a naked, bearded man who can be recognized as an athlete by a strigilis . He is one of the successors of Duris .