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Heracles & the Cretan Bull | Greek vase, Athenian red figure stamnos

M25.1 HERAKLES & THE KRETAN BULL

Museum Collection: University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Catalogue Number: Philadelphia L-64-185
Beazley Archive Number: 201712
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Stamnos
Painter: Attributed to the Kleophrades Painter
Date: ca 490 BC
Period: Late Archaic

SUMMARY

Side A: Herakles & the Nemean lion (see other image)
Side B: Herakles defeats the Kretan bull, pinning the beast to the ground ready for transport to King Eurystheus.

NOTEThis image is montage of two photos of the vase.

ARTICLESTauros Kretaios

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