Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Myths ExploitsHercules carrying off the tripod
Further details
Athenian black-figure amphora. Apollo [left] trying to take back the Delphic tripod from Hercules [right], with Hermes in between them. The obverse depicts Lady Thetis bringing the armour to Lord Achilles, with Phoenix standing on the left. All characters are named on both sides.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Amasis painter (active c560-515 BC)
DATE
circa 520 BC - 515 BC
LOCATION
Boston (Mass.), Museum of Fine Arts (inv. 01.8027)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Joseph Clark Hoppin, A handbook of Greek black-figured vases, Paris 1924, p. 30
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RELATIONS
Beazley Archive
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts
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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