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O14.1 HERACLES, NESSUS & DEIANIRA

Heracles, Nessus & Deianira | Attic black figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Musée du Louvre, Paris
Catalogue No. Louvre E803
Beazley Archive No. 300867
Ware Attic Black Figure
Shape Hydria
Painter Attributed to Painter of Vatican 309
Date ca 560 - 540 B.C.
Period High Archaic

DESCRIPTION

Heracles confronts the centaur Nessus as he attempts to carry off Deianira, his new bride. The hero wears a lion-skin cape and brandishes a sword.

ARTICLES

Nessus