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Heracles wrestling the Cerynitian hind, with Artemis & Athena | Greek vase, Athenian black figure amphora

M22.3 HERAKLES & THE KERYNITIAN HIND

Museum Collection: British Museum, London, UK
Catalogue No.: London B231
Beazley Archive No.: 310342
Ware: Attic Black Figure
Shape: Amphora, neck
Painter: Attributed to the Near Group E
Date: --
Period: Archaic

SUMMARY

Herakles captures the Kerynitian hind, but accidentally breaks off one of its antlers in the process. Artemis steps forward to protest the treatment of her sacred animal. Opposite her stands Athene in support of the hero.

ARTICLESElaphos Kerynitis, Artemis, Athene

 
 
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