Heracles and the Lernaean Hydra

Illustration

Carole Raddato
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published on 17 December 2014

Amphora with Heracles and the Lernaean Hydra (an ancient serpent-like water monster), circa 525 BC, from Etruria (Italy).
(Photo taken at the "Monsters. Fantastic Creatures of Fear and Myth" exhibition, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome)



About the Author

Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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