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
Painter: Attributed to the Eagle Painter
Date: ca 525 BC
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.