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M22.2 HERACLES & THE CERYNITIAN HIND

Heracles & Cerynitian Hind | Attic red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Musée du Louvre, Paris
Catalogue No. Louvre G263
Beazley Archive No. 212347
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Kylix
Painter Attributed to Antiphon Painter
Date ca 480 B.C.
Period Classical

DESCRIPTION

Heracles captures the Cerynitian hind as one of his twelve labours, grasping it by the antlers. The antlered hind is a quirk of the myth as female deer don't have horns.

ARTICLES

Cerynitian Hind