Abduction of Iole
Marble. Neo-Attic relief panel. Mid-2nd cent. CE. Athens, Archaeological Museum of PiraeusInv. No. 2120.Photo by Ilya Shurygin

Abduction of Iole.

Marble. Neo-Attic relief panel. Mid-2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 2120.

Athens, Archaeological Museum of Piraeus
(Αθήνα, Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο Πειραιά)

Relief representation of Herakles mounting a four-hourse chariot (quadriga) and holding Iole, whom he has abducted. In front of the chariot a youth in the role of nymphagogos (leader of the bride).
© 2014. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.
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