P. 405 (with art)

Athens, National Archaeological Museum 513: Attic black-figure lekythos with Herakles and Helios.

Beazley Archive Pottery Database

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New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art 41.162.29: Attic black-figure lekythos with  Herakles and Helios.

New York Herakles Helios


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Metropolitan Museum

Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Musuem G100: Attic black-figure lekythos with Herakles and Helios

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Taranto, Museo Nazionale Archeologico 7029.  Attic skyphos by the Theseus Painter.  Herakles and Helios.

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Taranti Herakles

Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: R. Museo Nazionale di Taranto 2 (1925), pl. 16

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Vatican City, Musei Vaticani 16563.   Attic kylix in the manner of Douris, Herakles in the cup of Helios.


Swathmore College

Boston, Museum of FineArts 03.783.  Attic olpe Leagros Group.  Herakles in the cup of Helios.


Boston MFA

Panyasis fr 9 PEG – Poetae Epici Graeci 1, pp. 176-77, ed. A. Bernabé. Leipzig 1987.

Pherekydes 3F16a – Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker 1, p. 65, ed. F. Jacoby, 2d ed. Leiden 1957.

Greek Text

Hesiod, Theogony 233-36

And Sea begat Nereus, the eldest of his children, who is true and lies not: and men call him the Old Man because he is trusty and gentle and does not forget the laws of righteousness, but thinks just and kindly thoughts. Greek Text

Paris, Musee de Louvre CA823:  Attic black-figure olpe, Manner of the Gorgon Painter, with Herakles and Nereus

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E. Pottier, “Nouvelles acquisitions du Louvre (1897), Département de la céramique antique,” Revue Archéologique 1899-01, 8 figs. 4-5

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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, October, 2017.

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

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