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Geryon & his dog Orthus | Greek vase, Athenian black figure amphora

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
Shape: Amphora
Painter: Attributed to Group E
Date: ca 550 - 530 BC
Period: Archaic

SUMMARY

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.

ARTICLES

Geryones, Orthros

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