Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Myths Labours Cattle of GeryonHercules fights with Geryon (with multiple body-parts)
Further details
Proto-Corinthian black-figure Pyxis. The earliest depiction of the fight between Hercules and Geryon was on the chest of Kypselos.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Greek
DATE
680 BC - 650 BC inv. 1865,0720.17
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Greek and Roman Antiquities)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Cecil Smith, Pyxis: Herakles and Geryon, in: Journal of Hellenic Studies 5 (1884), pp. 176-184
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RELATIONS
British Museum
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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