Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Myths Infancy and childhood Infant Hercules strangling serpentsSingle figure
Minerva
AttributesSnakes
Further details
Athenian red-figure stamnos. [Left to right] A woman, Athena/Minerva, Herakles, Iphicles, Alcemen, a man or Amphitryon. The two figures on both sides could be Hermes/Mercury and Iris in guise that are sent by Zeus/Jupiter on the other side of the vase.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Berlin Painter (c500-c460 BC)
DATE
1st half 5th century BC
LOCATION
Paris, Musée du Louvre (inv. G192)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Susan Woodford, Iconography of the Infant Herakles Strangling Snakes, in Image et Céramique Grecque, eds F. Lissarrague and F. Thelamon, Rouen 1983
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RELATIONS
Beazley Archive
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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