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O14.2 HERACLES, NESSUS & DEIANIRA

Heracles, Nessus & Deianira | Attic red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Catalogue No. Boston 00.344
Beazley Archive No. 220354
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Kylix
Painter Attributed to Aristophanes
Date ca 420 - 410 B.C.
Period Classical

DESCRIPTION

Tondo: Heracles attacks the centaur Nessus with a club as he carries off the hero's bride Deianira.
Sides: The wedding of Pirithous and the Centauromachy (not shown).

ARTICLES

Nessus