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Heracles & the Centaurs | Greek vase, Apulian red figure calyx krater "The cloud-born ones grow hot with wine deep-drained; scarce has wrath’s first pallor seized them, when overthrowing their tables they start up to the affray." - Valerius Flaccus, Thebaid 5.260

O12.8 KENTAUROMAKHIA : HERAKLES & THE KENTAUROI

Museum Collection: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, New York City, USA
Catalogue Number: RISD 22.215
Beazley Archive Number: N/A
Ware: Apulian Red Figure
Shape: Calyx krater
Painter: Attributed to Painter of the Berlin Dancing Girl
Date: ca 430 - 420 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Theseus or Herakles battling a pair of Kentauroi (centaurs).

ARTICLESKentauroi

 
 
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