♦ Eretria, Archaeological Museum: terracotta statuette of horse/man from Lefkandi (Kentauros?)
♦ Paris, Cabinet des Médailles M.5837: Cycladic sealstone, archer and horse/man (Herakles and Kentauros Nessos?)
♦ Athens, National Museum 15350: ivory relief plaque from Sparta with Herakles and Kentauros Nessos
R.M. Dawkins, The Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia at Sparta (1929) pl. 101
♦ Berlin, Antikensammlung F336: Protocorinthian aryballos, Herakles shooting at four Kentauroi
Archäologische Zeitung 41 (1883), pl. 10.1
♦ New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 11.210.1: Protoattic neck-amphora Herakles, Kentauros Nessos and Deianeira
♦ Olympia, Archaeological Museum BE 11a: bronze relief with Kaineus and Kentauroi.
Athens, Kerameikos Museum 658: Attic black-figure amphora by Peiraieus Painter with Kentauroi (neck)
♦ Athens, National Museum 1002: Attic black-figure neck-amphora by the Nessos Painter, Herakles and Kentauros Nessos
♦ Florence, Museo Archeologico Nazionale 4209: Attic black-figure volute krater from Chiusi (François Krater), frieze with Lapithai and Kentauroi
A. Furtwaengler and K. Reichhold, Griechische Vasenmalerei: Auswahl hervorragender Vasenbilder (Serie I, Tafel 1-60, 1904), detail of pl. 11
A. Furtwaengler and K. Reichhold, Griechische Vasenmalerei: Auswahl hervorragender Vasenbilder (Serie I, Tafel 1-60, 1904), detail of pl. 12
♦ Paestum Museum: metopes from Heraion I at Foce del Sele, Herakles fighting Kentauroi at the cave of Kentauros Pholos
Drawing by Stephen Deck from Frances Dodds Van Keuren, The Frieze from the Hera I Temple at Foce del Sele (1989), pl. 2
♦ Paestum Museum: metopes from the Heraion I at Foce del Sele, Herakles and Nessos with Deianeira
Drawing by Stephen Deck from Frances Dodds Van Keuren, The Frieze from the Hera I Temple at Foce del Sele (1989), pl. 3
♦ Paris, Musée du Louvre E662: Lakonian black-figure dinos by the Rider Painter, Herakles and the Kentauros Pholos
♦ Boston, Museum of Fine Arts 84.67: frieze from the Temple of Athene at Assos, Herakles, Pholos and Kentauroi
♦ London, British Museum B226: Attic black-figure neck-amphora, Herakles, Kentauros Pholos and Hermes
♦ Vatican Museums, Museo Gregoriano Etrusco 388: Attic black-figure amphora, Kentauros Pholos, Herakles, Kentauroi and wine pithos
♦ Rome, Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia 50626: Attic black-figure neck-amphora, Herakles and Kentauros Pholos
♦ Palermo, Museo Nazionale A. Salinas 45: Attic black-figure lekythos with Kentauros Pholos and Herakles at wine pithos
♦ Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, 93.100: Attic black-figure white-ground lekythos with Kentauros Pholos at wine pithos
♦ Bonn, Akademisches Museum 2674: Ionian black-figure hydria, Kaineus and Kentauroi at wedding of Peirithoos
♦ Paris, Musée du Louvre, Cp 10228: Caeretan hydria, Oineus, Herakles, Deianeira and Nessos
♠ Hesiod, Theogony 1001-2
and bore a son Medeus whom Cheiron the son of Philyra brought up in the mountains. Greek Text
♠ Gigantomachia (probably Titanomachia) fr 10 PEG – Poetae Epici Graeci 1, p. 15, ed. A. Bernabé. Leipzig 1987.
The poet of the Titanomachia says that Kronos, after changing into a horse, mated with Phillyra, daughter of Okeanos, and therefore the centaur Cheiron was generated. His wife was Chariklo. (Transl. E Bianchelli)
♠ Pherekydes 3F50 – Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker 1, p. 75, ed. F. Jacoby, 2d ed. Leiden 1957.
♠ Pindar, Pythian 3.4
I would want Cheiron the son of Philyra to be alive again, he who has departed, the wide-ruling son of Cronus son of Uranus. Greek Text
♠ Pindar, Pythian 4.102-3
I say that I am going to bring the teaching of Cheiron; for I come from his cave, from the presence of Chariclo and Philyra, where the holy daughters of the Centaur raised me. Greek Text
♠ Pindar, Pythian 4.115
and gave me to Cheiron the son of Cronus to rear Greek Text
Artistic sources edited by R. Ross Holloway, Elisha Benjamin Andrews Professor Emeritus, Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown Univ., and Frances Van Keuren, Prof. Emerita, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Univ. of Georgia, December 2017.
Literary sources edited by Elena Bianchelli, Retired Senior Lecturer of Classical Languages and Culture, Univ. of Georgia, March 2021.
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