P10.9 HERACLES WRESTLING TRITON
|Museum Collection||The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu|
|Catalogue No.||Malibu 87.AE.22|
|Beazley Archive No.||28084|
|Ware||Attic Black Figure|
|Painter||Manner of the Lysippides Painter|
|Date||ca 520 B.C.|
Heracles wrestles the fish-tailed sea god Triton. The deity has the head, arms and chest of a man with a coiling, serpentine fish tail in place of a lower torso and legs. The hero, wearing a lion-skin cape, stands astride his tail with arms locked around his chest.