M23.1 HERACLES & THE ERYMANTHIAN BOAR
|Museum Collection||Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge|
|Catalogue No.||Harvard 1960.314|
|Beazley Archive No.||351253|
|Ware||Attic Black Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the Acheloos Painter|
|Date||ca 510 - 500 B.C.|
Heracles captures the Erymanthian boar as one of his twelve labours. The hero wears a lion-skin cape and brandishes a club. His squire Iolaus, on the receiving end of the boar's tusks, assists him in the endeavour.