L3.3 HERAKLES & GERYONES
Museum Collection: Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Catalogue Number: Harvard 1972.42
Beazley Archive Number: 301042
Ware: Attic Black Figure
Painter: Attributed to Group E
Date: ca 550 - 530 BC
Detail of the three-bodied giant Geryon battling Herakles (not shown). The giant is drawn as three men standing side by side, all equipped with helms and shields. At his feet crouches the two-headed guard-dog Orthros.