Heracles and nemean lion; Heracles and Triton.

Black-figure hydria. Attic.
Manner of Antimenes Painter.
Clay. Carving, white paint. 520—500 BCE.
Inscription on the body: ΗΡΑΚΕΣ
Height 40.2 cm, diameter of rim 22.8 cm, diameter of prop 13.8 cm.
Inv. No. Á. 1516.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Receipt: from the Campana collection, acquired in 1862.
Credits:
© Photo, text: Antichnoe nasledie v iskusstve Zapadnoi Evropy. Katalog vystavki. s. 27 cat. No. 15.
© 2004 — Gosudarstvennyi Ermitazh, Sankt-Peterburg.
© 2004 — AO “Slaviya”, Sankt-Peterburg.
© 2004 — OOO “Kompaniya “Bazovyi element”, Moskva.
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Keywords: black-figure black-figured hydria Attic manner of Antimenes Painter clay Carving white paint inscription on the body Heracles and Nemean lion Heracles and Triton Heracles Herakles Hercules Eracle Ercole vessel for water struggle fight with and Poseidon Neptune trident elder Nereus symbolism allegory first feat labour master Inv No Á 1516
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME