M23.3 HERACLES & THE ERYMANTHIAN BOAR
|Museum Collection||British Museum, London|
|Catalogue No.||London 1843,1103.80|
|Beazley Archive No.||310380|
|Ware||Attic Black Figure|
|Painter||Attributed as Close to Group E|
|Date||ca. 540 - 530 B.C.|
Side A: Heracles delivers the Erymanthian boar to King Eurystheus as one of his twelve labours. The hero is clothed in a lion-skin cape and carries the boar upside-down across his shoulder. The king cowers inside a buried pithos jar.
Side B: Dionysus and Ariadne holding their infant sons (not shown).