Pottery: black-figured olpe (jug). Design in black on a red panel, with accessories of purple; on the lip, chequer-pattern; on the neck, an ivy-wreath; slight accessories of white. Heracles subduing the Cretan bull: Heracles to right, nude and bearded, stands at the further side of the bull, drawing its head to the ground by a rope fastened round its nose and hind-leg; the bull kneels on its right knee to right. In the field, branches.

An00020060 001 l

Thing

Made Of
pottery
Type of Thing
olpe
Subject
classical deity, mythical figure/creature
Techniques
painted, incised
Ware
Black figure

Place

Found In
Vulci
In Gallery
G69/8
Made In
Attica

Time

Acquired In
1836
Related Event
Twelve Labours of Herakles
Made
510BC-500BC
Period/Culture
Attic

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