M12.2 HERACLES & CERBERUS
|Museum Collection||Musée du Louvre, Paris|
|Catalogue No.||Louvre F204|
|Beazley Archive No.||200011|
|Painter||Attributed to the Andokides Painter and Lysippides Painter|
|Date||ca 520 - 510 B.C.|
Side A: Heracles, kneeling before the gates of Hades, chains the two-headed, guard dog Cerberus. He is accompanied in his labour by the goddess Athena (not shown). The hero wears a lion-skin cape and quiver of arrows, and holds a club and chain in his hands.
Side B: Dionysus, Ariadne & Satyrs (see other image).
This image is a montage of three photos of the vase.