Heracles and the Cercopes.

Sandstone. Metope from the temple of Hera at the mouth of the river Sele.
Mid-6th century BCE.

Paestum, National Archaeological Museum
(Museo archeologico nazionale di Paestum)

Origin:
Found at the sanctuary of Hera Argiva at the mouth of the Sele.
Description:
2. Eracle e i Cercopi

Eracle, dopo aver catturato i briganti Cercopi, ladri, ingannatori e bugiardi, li trasporta, come un trofeo di caccia, legati a testa in giù ad una pertica.

Credits:
2012. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Text: museum label.
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Keywords: sandstone metope from the temple of Hera at the mouth of the river Sele heraion Sele Paestum Heracles Herakles Hercules Eracle Ercole and the Cercopes Cercops Cercop Kerkopen Cercopi Eracle pole
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