Terracotta neck-amphora (jar) with Herakles and a bull

Greek, Attic

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Both sides illustrate the same scene. Herakles, having forced the Cretan bull down on one knee, tightens a rope that binds the animal around its horns, left hind leg, and testicles.

Terracotta neck-amphora (jar) with Herakles and a bull, Terracotta, Greek, Attic

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