A Visual Who's Who of Greek Mythology
Achilles The hero of the Trojan War, leader of the Myrmidons, slayer of Hector and Greece's greatest warrior...
Alcestis was the mythical queen of Thessaly, wife of King Admetus, who came to personify the devoted, selfless, woman...
Amphora with Hercules & Amazon
A black-figure amphora depicting Hercules and an Amazon. Attica, Greece, 6th century BCE. (National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh...
Attic Black-figure Amphora
An Attic black-figure neck-amphora (540-530 BCE) depicting Hercules wearing his lion skin and engaged in one of his celebrated...
Bactrian Silver Tetradrachm
Silver tetradrachm from Bactria, reign of Demetrius I, 205-171 BCE. O: Head of Demetrius I. R: Hercules.
A black-figure kantharos (drinking cup) depicting Hercules and centaurs. From Boeotia, c. 550 BCE. (Antikensammlungen, Munich...
Buddha with Hercules Protector
Heracles depiction of Vajrapani as the protector of the Buddha, 2nd century AD Gandhara, British Museum.
Bust of Hercules
Marble bust of Hercules, Roman copy after Greek original, 117-118 CE, made for Hadrian for his villa at Tivoli. (British...
Commodus As Hercules
A marble bust of Roman emperor Commodus as the hero of Greek mythology Hercules, c. 190-2 CE. (The Capitoline Museums...
Cos Silver Tetradrachm
Silver tetradrachm from Cos, Caria, 300-190 BCE. O: Head of Hercules. R: Crab