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Heracles fighting Geras, god of old age | Greek vase, Athenian red figure pelike

N18.2 HERAKLES & GERAS

Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Catalogue Number: Louvre G234
Beazley Archive Number: 202622
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Pelike
Painter: Attributed to the Geras Painter
Date: --
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Side A: Heracles attacks Geras (old age personified) with a club. Geras is depicted as a shrunken old man with enlarged genitals and a walking stick.

Side B: Poseidon (not shown)

ARTICLESGeras

 
 
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