L1.4 HERAKLES & THE GIANT ALKYONEUS
Museum Collection: Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, USA
Catalogue Number: Toldeo 1952.66
Beazley Archive Number: 2190
Ware: Attic Black Figure
Painter: Attributed to the Leagros Group
Date: ca 510 BC
Period: Late Archaic
Herakles approaches the giant Alkyoneus with his sword drawn. The giant is held deep in slumber by the winged god Hypnos (sleep personified).
NOTEThis image is montage of two photos of the vase.