P28.1 HERACLES & THE TROJAN CETUS
|Private Collection||Stavros S. Niarchos Collection, Athens|
|Beazley Archive No.||N/A|
|Ware||Caeretan Black Figure|
|Date||ca 530 - 520 B.C.|
Heracles battles the Trojan Cetus (Sea-Monster). The hero is naked and wields a fish-hook in one hand. The mosnter is depicted as a shark-like beast with a spiny back and undulating tail. Several sea creatures surround it--a seal, two dolphins and an octopus.