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Attic Red-figure Stamnos by the Kleophrades Painter, ca. 490 BCE

Terracotta
13 1/5 in
33.5 cm
On loan
location
Philadelphia
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Penn Museum
Philadelphia
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Heracles is shown fighting the ferocious Nemean Lion on this ancient Greek pot. After ruining all …

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Heracles is shown fighting the ferocious Nemean Lion on this ancient Greek pot. After ruining all his weapons on the creature's impervious hide, Heracles resorted to choking it to death. Afterwards, he wore its skull as a helmet and its skin for a cloak.

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Heracles is shown fighting the ferocious Nemean Lion on this ancient Greek pot. After ruining all …

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Heracles is shown fighting the ferocious Nemean Lion on this ancient Greek pot. After ruining all his weapons on the creature's impervious hide, Heracles resorted to choking it to death. Afterwards, he wore its skull as a helmet and its skin for a cloak.

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Unknown Artist

Attic Red-figure Stamnos by the Kleophrades Painter, ca. 490 BCE

Terracotta
13 1/5 in
33.5 cm
On loan
location
Philadelphia
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