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Title: Caeretan hydria
Start date: -525
End date: -525
Historical Period: 1st millennium B.C.

Decorated hydria with Hercules' last labor, the capture of the three-headed hound Cerberus, Hercules is depicted while bringing the animal to Eurystheus who hid in a jar for the fright, begging Heracles to leave and take the dog with him. The vase was discovered in the excavations of Caere, one of the larger cities of southern Etruria

Place: Musée du Louvre, France  
Languages: No linguistic content; Not applicable
Medium: clay
Project: BYZART Project  
Fond: UNIBO Europeana Archaeology  
Physical type: vases
Material and technique: modeling (forming)
painting (image-making)
Data provider: University of Bologna  
Appears in Collections:BYZART

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