Pitcher (olpe) with Herakles in the bowl of Helios
about 520–510 B.C.
The Leagros Group
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
Height: 21.7 cm (8 9/16 in.); diameter: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Black Figure
Not On View
Herakles identified by his characteristic lion-skin helmet and club, is afloat in the bowl of Helios. Ivy leaves on the neck of the pitcher; there is a checkerboard pattern on the front of the rim.
By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900