M21.1 HERACLES & THE STYMPHALIAN BIRDS
|Museum Collection||British Museum, London|
|Catalogue No.||London 1843,1103.40|
|Beazley Archive No.||301062|
|Ware||Attic Black Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to Group E|
|Date||ca. 540 B.C.|
Side A: Heracles slays the Stymphalian birds with a sling as one of his twelve labours. The hero wears a lion-skin cape and an elaborate quiver. The fifteen long-necked water-birds are colourfully decorated.
Side B: Satyrs and Maenads (not shown).