Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Myths Labours CerberusHercules pulling a defeated Cerberus behind himwith Mercury or Minerva
Mercury
MythsMercury protecting Hercules in the Underworld
AttributesCaduceus
AttributesWinged sandals
AttributesPetasos
Minerva
MythsMinerva and HerculesMinerva protecting Hercules in the underworld
Proserpina
AttributesStaff
Further details
Athenian black-figure belly-amphora (Type B). Left to right: Herakles, Kerberos, Hermes, Persephone.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Eucharides painter (active c500-475 BC) (attributed) by Beazley
DATE
550 BC - circa 490 BC
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Greek and Roman Antiquities) (inv. 1893,0712.11)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
H. B. Walters, On Some Black-Figured Vases Recently Acquired by the British Museum, Journal of Hellenic Studies 18 (1898), pp. 281-301, p. 293 (with a list of Cerberus vases)
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RELATIONS
British Museum
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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