University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS404
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Attic
Provenience: Greece
Greek Islands
Manufacture Location: Attica
Date Made: 550-500 BC
Early Date: -550
Late Date: -500
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Figure
Iconography:Heracles
Nemean Lion
Iolaus
Athena
Warrior
Warfare
Height: 22.2cm
Outside Diameter:21cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1896

Description

A, Herakles and the Nemean Lion. In center, Herakles wresting with the lion. To left, Iolaos holding the club. To right, Athena. B, Left to right, warrior; cloaked male figure, all facing left. Complete. Glaze very fugitive.


Bibliography:

[Article] Luce, Stephen B. 1917. The Exploits of Herakles on Greek Vases in the University Museum. The Museum Journal. 8 (2): 145-155. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.152View Objects cited in this Publication

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