The Labours of Theseus

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by British Museum
published on 30 April 2016

An Attic red-figure kylix depicting the various labours of the hero Theseus. Starting at the top he wrestles Kerkyon, then to the right he kills Prokroustes, Skiron, the bull of Marathon, Sines, the sow of Krommyon, and, in the centre, slays the Minotaur. c. 440-430 BCE. (British Museum, London)

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