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Heracles & the sea-god Nereus | Greek vase, Athenian red figure hydria

P11.4 HERAKLES & NEREUS

Museum Collection: British Museum, London, UK
Catalogue No.: London E162
Beazley Archive Number: 202006
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Hydria
Painter: Attributed to the Berlin Painter
Date: ca 500 - 480 BC
Period: Late Archaic

SUMMARY

Herakles seizes Nereus, the old man of the sea, by the arm. The god is depicted with white hair, and holds a fish and staff in his hands.

ARTICLESNereus

 
 
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