Labor III: The Keryneian/Kerynitian Hind (page 388, with art)

Chapter 13: Herakles

Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page

Fab 30 – Hyginus, Fabulae

The wild stag with golden horns in Arcadia he brought alive to show Eurystheus. Latin Text

Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 75-35-1: Boiotian fibula with Herakles attacking Hind with a spear as he holds one of her horns; hind is suckling a fawn


W.N. Bates, “Two Labors of Heracles on a Geometric Fibula,” American Journal of Archaeology 15 (1911), p. 7 fig. 4

Digital LIMC (no image)

Cerveteri, Museo Nazionale Cerite 7968: Tyrrhenian black-figure neck-amphora by Timiades Painter/Prometheus Painter with Herakles and Hind; in center, Herakles wraps his arm around Hind’a neck while holding her horn; on the left (from right to left) is seated Aphrodite, Hermes and mounted Ares; on the right are Artemis, Apollo and seated goddess (Leto?)

J. Kluiver, “Early ‘Tyrrhenian’: Prometheus Painter, Timiades Painter, Goltyr Painter,” BaBesch 70 (1995), figs. 25-26

Digital LIMC

Beazley Archive Pottery Database

Attic Vase Inscriptions

Oxford, Ashmolean Museum 1934.333: Attic black-figure plate with Herakles and the Hind; Herakles (on the left) draws his bow, while Apollo (on the right) also draws his bow; Hind, who does not have horns, is in the center; behind the Hind is an alarmed woman, perhaps Artemis or Athena


Wikimedia Commons

Beazley Archive Pottery Database

Digital LIMC

Würzburg, University, Martin von Wagner Museum L199 (Langlotz no. 199): Attic black-figure neck-amphora with Herakles and the Hind; Herakles strides to right, with club raised, as he carries off antlered Hind; Apollo follows, and tries to wrest Hind away from Herakles; behind Apollo is Artemis, and behind Herakles is Athena

E. Langlotz, Griechische Vasen in Würzburg (1932), pl. 55

Beazley Archive Pottery Database

Digital LIMC

London, British Museum B231:  Attic black-figure neck-amphora near Group E, with Herakles and the Hind: Herakles, in center, raises broken-off horn of Hind in his left hand while he seizes her other horn with his right hand; behind Herakles is helmeted Athena; facing Herakles is Artemis?


British Museum

Beazley Archive Pottery Database

Digital LIMC

Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page


#Aphrodite, #Apollo#Ares, #Artemis, #Athena#Herakles, #Hermes#Hind, #Leto

Artistic sources edited by Frances Van Keuren, Prof. Emerita, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Univ. of Georgia, April 2023

Literary sources edited by Elena Bianchelli, Retired Senior Lecturer of Classical Languages and Culture, Univ. of Georgia, January 2021

 1,112 total views,  1 views today