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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
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published on 09 May 2012

This Attic vase shows Hercules wrestling the Nemean Lion in one of his 12 labours. Late 6th, early 5th century BCE. Athena looks on from the right.(Archaeological Museum, Milan).


About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. Surrounded by archaeological sites, his special interests include ancient ceramics, architecture, and mythology. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cite This Work

APA Style

Cartwright, M. (2012, May 09). Hercules & The Nemean Lion. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/622/

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Hercules & The Nemean Lion." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 09, 2012. https://www.ancient.eu/image/622/.

MLA Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Hercules & The Nemean Lion." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 09 May 2012. Web. 19 Apr 2019.

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