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M22.1 HERACLES & THE CERYNITIAN HIND

Heracles & Cerynitian Hind | Attic black figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo
Catalogue No. Toledo 1958.69a
Beazley Archive No. 351252
Ware Attic Black Figure
Shape Amphora, Pointed
Painter Attributed toLeagros Group or Acheloos Painter
Date ca 510 B.C.
Period Late Archaic

DESCRIPTION

Heracles captures the Cerynitian hind as one of his twelve labours, seizing it by the antlers. The hero wears a lion-skin cape and quiver on his back. He is supported by the goddess Athena who wears a helm and snake-trimmed aegis cloak.

ARTICLES

Cerynitian Hind, Athena