T21.4 HERACLES & PROMETHEUS
|Museum Collection||Staatliche Museen zu Berlin|
|Catalogue No.||Berlin 1969.9|
|Beazley Archive No.||N/A|
|Ware||Apulian Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the the Suessula Painter|
|Date||ca. 350 B.C.|
Heracles liberates the Titan Prometheus. The Titan is bound by the arms to a rock. The hero stands beside him wearing a lion-skin cape and holding a club. The slain Caucasian eagle plumets to the earth below them. The goddess Persephone, holding a four-headed Eleusinian torch, and a winged, serpent-haired Erinys stand witness.
Detail of the Titan Prometheus.
Prometheus, Caucasian Eagle, Persephone, Erinyes