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Heracles and the Lernaean Hydra

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Carole Raddato
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published on 17 December 2014
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Amphora with Heracles and the Lernaean Hydra (an ancient serpent-like water monster), circa 525 BC, from Etruria (Italy).
(Photo taken at the "Monsters. Fantastic Creatures of Fear and Myth" exhibition, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome)

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2014, December 17). Heracles and the Lernaean Hydra. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/3360/

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Raddato, Carole. "Heracles and the Lernaean Hydra." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 17, 2014. https://www.ancient.eu/image/3360/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Heracles and the Lernaean Hydra." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Dec 2014. Web. 25 Feb 2021.

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