M13.3 HYDRA & HERACLES
|Museum Collection||The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu|
|Catalogue No.||Malibu 77.AE.11|
|Beazley Archive No.||201704|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the Kleophrades Painter|
|Date||ca 490 B.C.|
Side A: Heracles battles the nine-headed Lernaean Hydra as one of his twelve labours. The heads of the serpentine beast are bearded. The hero grasps the monster by the neck. His shield is decorated with the image of winged horse.
Side B: Peleus wrestling Thetis (see other image).