Etruscan black figure amphora

Representing the myth of Herakles and Nessos: Side A shows running Heracles with club and lion skin over his shoulder pursuing  the centaur Nessos with palm leafs in one hand and an undefined item in the other hand (maybe a petasos) on side B

Etruscan, 8th-7th century B.C.
H. 28 cm (11 1⁄32 in)

Private collection, prior to 1956
Private collection, Switzerland, acquired from the above

Roberto Grossi
Castrum Campus Silvae Historia, Vatican 1956, fig. 3, p. 6

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