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Three-bodied Geryon & his mother Callirhoe | Greek vase, Athenian red figure kylix "I, unhappy woman, miserable in the child I bore, miserable in my sufferings; I beseech you, Geryon [not to fight Herakles]." - Stesichorus, Geryoneis Frag 513

P30.1C GERYONES & KALLIRHOE

Museum Collection: Antikensammlungen, Munich, Germany
Catalogue Number: Munich 2620
Beazley Archive Number: 200080
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Kylix, type B
Painter: Signed by Euphronios
Date: ca 510 - 500 BC
Period: Late Archaic

SUMMARY

Detail of Kallirhoe, the Nymphe mother of the giant Geryones, from a painting depicting his battle with the hero Herakles. Kallirhoe raises her hands in distress as the first of the three bodies of Geryon is felled by the arrows of Herakles.

ARTICLESGeryones, Kallirhoe

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