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National Archaeological Museum, Athens

3617 : Herakles. Relief slab. Marble.

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Found at Myloi (ancient Lerna) in the Argolid.
Either a votive relief or, more probably, a metope from a small
building, depicting one of Herakles' labours. Herakles is shown
slaying the Lernaian Hydra. In the bottom left corner is the crab
that was the monster's complice.
3rd cent. B.C.

National Archaeological Museum, Athens, Greece

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