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O12.2 HERACLES & THE CENTAURS

Heracles & Centaurs | Attic black figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Antikensammlung Berlin
Catalogue No. Berlin F1737
Beazley Archive No. 350504
Ware Attic Black Figure
Shape Kantharos
Painter Attributed to the Sokles Painter
Date ca 550 B.C.
Period Archaic

DESCRIPTION

Side A: Heracles battles the centaurs Hylaeus, Petraeus and Asbolus. The half-horse men are armed with boulders and tree-branches. The hero wears a lion-skin cape and wields a club.
Side B: Achilles and Thetis (not shown).

ARTICLES

Centaurs