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O12.1 HERACLES & CENTAURS

Heracles & Centaurs | Attic red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection British Museum, London
Catalogue No. London 1929.11-11.1
Beazley Archive No. 200479
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Kylix
Painter Attributed to Epiktetos
Date ca 520 - 490 B.C.
Period Archaic

DESCRIPTION

Heracles battles three Centaurs armed with boulders and tree-branches. The hero wields a club and wears a sheathed sword at his waist.

ARTICLES

Centaurs