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Heracles & Apollo struggling over the Delphic tripod, with Athena & Artemis | Greek vase, Athenian black figure kylix

K5.6 HERACLES & APOLLO, STRUGGLE FOR THE TRIPOD

Museum Collection: Antikensammlungen, Munich, Germany
Catalogue Number: Munich 2080
Beazley Archive Number: 302231
Ware: Attic Black Figure
Shape: Kylix
Painter: Attributed to the Lysippides Painter
Date: ca 525 - 515 BC
Period: Archaic

SUMMARY

Side A: Heracles and Apollo struggle over the Delphic tripod. Herakles wears his lion-skin cape and is armed with a club. The god Apollon is shown as a youth, with a quiver slung over his shoulder. He grasps the club of Herakles with one hand. Two goddesses stand in support of each. On one side is Athene wearing the snake-trimmed aigis cloak and on the other stands Artemis with a quiver and crown.
Side B: Heracles and the Nemeian Lion (not shown)
Tondo: Gorgoneion (not shown)

ARTICLESApollon, Artemis, Athene

 
 
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