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Heracles & Iolaus fighting the Hydra | Greek vase, Caeretan black figure hydria

M13.1 HERAKLES & THE HYDRA

Museum Collection: The J Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, California, USA
Catalogue Number: Malibu 83.AE.346
Beazley Archive Number: N/A
Ware: Caeretan Black Figure
Shape: Hydria
Painter: Attributed to the Eagle Painter
Date: ca 525 BC
Period: Archaic

SUMMARY

Herakles and his squire Iolaos battle the nine-headed Hydra. Iolaos tends a fire ready to cauterize the neck stumps of the serpent.

NOTEThis image is montage of several photos of the vase.

ARTICLESHydra Lernaia

 
 
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