Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Myths Labours Lernean hydraHercules fighting with club
Myths ExploitsHercules and Echidna
Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceKnown PrototypesSarcophagiRome, Villa Albani (Hercules with Echidna or Hydra)
Echidna
Further details
formerly Garden of Cardinal Carpi (Monte Cavallo), then Palazzo Baberini, inv. 1738, no. 275)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman
DATE
mid 2nd century
LOCATION
Rome, Villa Albani (inv. 136)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Ulisse Aldrovandi, Le antichita, Venezia 1556, p. 302E; Stefano Raffei, Osservazione sopra un bassorilievo della Villa Albani, 1773; drawing Carl Robert, Sarkophagreliefs, III,1, 118(1)
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RELATIONS
Census Database
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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