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Prometheus lyomenos, Heracles slaying the Eagle | Greek vase, Athenian black figure skyphos

T21.5 HERAKLES & PROMETHEUS LYOMENOS

Museum Collection: National Museum, Athens, Greece
Catalogue Number: Athens 16384
Beazley Archive Number: 320285
Ware: Attic Black Figure
Shape: Krater, skyphos
Painter: Attributed to Nettos Painter
Date: ca 625 - 575 BC
Period: Archaic

SUMMARY

Herakles shoots arrows at the eagle tormentor of the Titan Prometheus. The Titan himself crouches in the middle of the scene, bound to a stake fixed in the earth.

ARTICLESPrometheus, Aetos Kaukasios

 
 
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