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Heracles, Pholus & the Centaurs | Greek vase, Athenian red figure kylix

O16.1 HERAKLES & THE KENTAUROS PHOLOS

Museum Collection: Antikenmuseum und Sammlung Ludwig, Basel, Germany
Catalogue Number: Basel BS489
Beazley Archive Number: 217401
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Kylix
Painter: Attributed to H. Painter
Date: ca 500 - 450 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Side A: The kentauros Pholos hospitably entertains the hero Herakles in his cave with wine drawn from a burried pithos jar. The other Kentauroi approach with arms outstretched pleading for the wine.
Side B: Heracles battles the Kentauroi (not shown).

ARTICLESPholos, Kentauroi

 
 
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