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Heracles & Nike driving a chariot of Centaurs | Greek vase, Athenian red figure oinochoe

O12.5 HERAKLES DRIVING KENTAUROS CHARIOT

Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Catalogue Number: Louvre N3408
Beazley Archive Number: 217495
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Oinochoe
Painter: Attributed to the Nikias Painter
Date: ca 410 - 400 BC
Period: High Classical

SUMMARY

Herakles and Nike (Victory) drive a chariot drawn by four Kentauroi (centaurs). The figures are depicted in a comical manner.

NOTEThis image is a montage of several photos of the vase.

ARTICLESKentauroi, Nike

 
 
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