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Z26.1H HERACLES & THE MARES OF DIOMEDES

Heracles & Mares of Diomedes | Greco-Roman mosaic
DETAILS
Museum Collection National Archaeological Museum of Spain, Madrid
Catalogue No. -
Type Mosaic
Context -
Date C3rd A.D.
Period Imperial Roman

DESCRIPTION

Heracles battles the man-eating mares of Diomedes. His companion, the youth Abderus, is devoured by the beasts. This scene is part of a larger mosaic depicting the Twelve Labours of the hero.

ARTICLES

Diomedes

OTHER IMAGES

Thumbnail Heracles & Hesperides

Z26.1A Hesperides

Thumbnail Heracles & Hydra

Z26.1B Hydra

Thumbnail Heracles & Geryon

Z26.1C Geryon

Thumbnail Heracles & Stymphalian Birds

Z26.1D Birds

Thumbnail Heracles & Cretan Bull

Z26.1E Bull

Thumbnail Heracles & Cerynitian Hind

Z26.1F Hind

Thumbnail Heracles & Nemean Lion

Z26.1G Lion