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The Centaur Nessus, Heracles & the rape of Deianira | Greek vase, Athenian red figure kylix

O14.2 HERAKLES & NESSOS

Museum Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Catalogue Number: Boston 00.344
Beazley Archive Number: 220354
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Kylix
Painter: Attributed to Aristophanes
Date: ca 420 - 410 BC

SUMMARY

Tondo: Herakles attacks the Kentauros Nessos who is attempting to carry off and rape Deianeira.
Sides: Wedding of Peirithoos & Kentauromakhia (not shown)

ARTICLESNessos

 
 
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