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Heracles & Apollo | Attic black figure vase painting
Museum Collection Staatliche Antikensammlungen, Munich
Catalogue No. Munich 2080
Beazley Archive No. 302231
Ware Attic Black Figure
Shape Kylix
Painter Attributed to the Lysippides Painter
Date ca 525 - 515 B.C.
Period Archaic


Side A: Heracles and Apollo struggle over the Delphic tripod. Heracles wears his lion-skin cape and is armed with a club. The god Apollo is depicted as a youth with a quiver slung over his shoulder grasping the club of Heracles with one hand. Two goddesses stand in support of each. On one side is Athena wearing the snake-trimmed aigis cloak and on the other stands Artemis with a quiver and crown.
Side B: Heracles and the Nemean Lion (not shown).
Tondo: Gorgoneion (not shown).


Apollo, Artemis, Athena