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#116

Amphora. Herakles and Cycnus

Euphronios

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Immediately after shooting an arrow, Heracles also prepares to strike with his club. However, the matter is already settled: the back of the amphora shows that the Thessalian bandit Cycnus, who had challenged Heracles to a duel, has already been fatally wounded by the arrow and has collapsed.

Material & Technique
Clay
Museum
Skulpturensammlung
Dating
Attic, last quarter 6th century
Inventory number
Dr. 288
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