L2.1 HERACLES & ANTAEUS
|Museum Collection||Musée du Louvre, Paris|
|Catalogue No.||Louvre G103|
|Beazley Archive No.||200064|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Signed by Euphronios|
|Date||ca 515 - 505 B.C.|
Heracles wrestles the Libyan giant Antaeus, grasping him in a choke hold. Two woman flank the pair, either daughters of the giant, his wife and mother (the earth-goddess Gaea), or Heracles' patron Athena and Gaea.