The Hydra pediment

Photographs © David Gill, 2001

This shallow relief was cut on limestone. Notice the added red. Iolaos climbs into a chariot while Herakles (to the right) attacks the Hydra. This probably decorated one of the small structures on the akropolis.

Date: 'ca. 575-500 BC' (Stewart)

This page was created by David Gill on 16 January 2002.