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M23.3 HERACLES & THE ERYMANTHIAN BOAR

Heracles, Erymanthian Boar & Eurystheus | Attic black figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection British Museum, London
Catalogue No. London B213
Beazley Archive No. 310380
Ware Attic Black Figure
Shape Amphora, Neck
Painter Attributed to the Near Group E
Date -
Period Archaic

DESCRIPTION

Side A: Heracles delivers the Erymanthian boar to King Eurystheus as one of his twelve labours. The hero is clothed in a lion-skin cape and carries the boar upside-down across his shoulder. The king cowers inside a buried pithos jar.
Side B: Dionysus and Ariadne holding their infant sons (not shown).

ARTICLES

Erymanthian Boar