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Heracles wrestling Nereus or Achelous | Greek vase, Athenian black figure hydria

O20.7 HERAKLES & NEREUS OR AKHELOIOS

Museum Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Catalogue Number: Boston 62.1185
Beazley Archive Number: TBA
Ware: Attic Black Figure
Shape: Hydria
Painter: Attributed to the Chiusi Painter
Date: ca 520 BC
Period: Archaic

SUMMARY

Herakles wrestles a fish-tailed god: either Nereus or the river Akheloios. If Akheloios, the other two figures would be Deianeira and King Oineus.

ARTICLESAkheloios, Nereus

 
 
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