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Heracles & the Nemean Lion | Greek vase, Athenian red figure kylix

M19.1 HERAKLES & THE NEMEAN LION

Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Catalogue Number: Louvre G71
Beazley Archive Number: 200739
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Kylix
Painter: Attributed to the Euergides Painter
Date: ca 510 - 500 BC
Period: Late Archaic

SUMMARY

Side A1: Herakles wrestles the Nemean lion, grasping it by the neck and strangling the beast.
Side A2: Adjacent images depict Theseus and the Minotauros (see other image), and Theseus battling Prokrustes (not shown).

ARTICLESLeon Nemeios

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