• Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens. South Metope no II. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London. The Lapith holds a Centaur by the throat. The diagnal of the Lapiths body across the Centaur is often used in Greek Classical art to depict strife.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens. South Metope no II. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London. The Lapith holds a Centaur by the throat. The diagnal of the Lapiths body across the Centaur is often used in Greek Classical art to depict strife.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXIX. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London. A Centaur with pointed ears is carrying off a virgin.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXX. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London. The Centaur is about to trample the Lapith who is picking up a stone as his final defence.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXIX. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London. A Centaur with pointed ears is carrying off a virgin.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXVII. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London. This is one of the most dramatic compositions of the Metopes with the Lapith preparing to make a final strike and the cloak of the Centaur fanning out
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens. South Metope no II. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London. The Lapith holds a Centaur by the throat. The diagnal of the Lapiths body across the Centaur is often used in Greek Classical art to depict strife.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens. South Metope no II. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London. The Lapith holds a Centaur by the throat. The diagnal of the Lapiths body across the Centaur is often used in Greek Classical art to depict strife.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens. South Metope no II. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London. The Lapith holds a Centaur by the throat. The diagnal of the Lapiths body across the Centaur is often used in Greek Classical art to depict strife.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens No III. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXVIII. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the south east corner Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXXII. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens No III. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXVIII. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXVII. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London. This is one of the most dramatic compositions of the Metopes with the Lapith preparing to make a final strike and the cloak of the Centaur fanning out
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXVII. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London. This is one of the most dramatic compositions of the Metopes with the Lapith preparing to make a final strike and the cloak of the Centaur fanning out
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXVII. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London. This is one of the most dramatic compositions of the Metopes with the Lapith preparing to make a final strike and the cloak of the Centaur fanning out
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXIX. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London. A Centaur with pointed ears is carrying off a virgin.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXIX. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London. A Centaur with pointed ears is carrying off a virgin.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXIX. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London. A Centaur with pointed ears is carrying off a virgin.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXX. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London. The Centaur is about to trample the Lapith who is picking up a stone as his final defence.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXX. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London. The Centaur is about to trample the Lapith who is picking up a stone as his final defence.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXX. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London. The Centaur is about to trample the Lapith who is picking up a stone as his final defence.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXX. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London. The Centaur is about to trample the Lapith who is picking up a stone as his final defence.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the south east corner Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXXII. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXVIII. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the south east corner Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXXII. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens No III. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXVIII. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXVIII. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the south east corner Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXXII. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the south east corner Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXXII. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens No III. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London.
  • Sculpture of Lapiths and  Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens No III. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London.
  • Roman fresco wall painting of Pirithous with Hippodamia at a wedding who revieving homage from a centaur, the wedding degenerated into a fight after centaurs kidnapped the Lapith women and Theseus had to intervene to calm the situation, Pompeii , inv 9044 , Naples National Archaeological Museum
  • Roman fresco wall painting of Pirithous with Hippodamia at a wedding who revieving homage from a centaur, the wedding degenerated into a fight after centaurs kidnapped the Lapith women and Theseus had to intervene to calm the situation, Pompeii , inv 9044 , Naples National Archaeological Museum
  • 4th century Roman mosaic panel of the Goddess Venus from Ulules (Elles), Tunisia. Venus of Aphrodite is accompanied by 2 female centaurs, half women half horse creatures, known as Am(azoniu) and Titonius. The are crowning Venus The Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia. The Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia
  • 4th century Roman mosaic panel of the Goddess Venus from Ulules (Elles), Tunisia. Venus of Aphrodite is accompanied by 2 female centaurs, half women half horse creatures, known as Am(azoniu) and Titonius. The are crowning Venus The Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia. The Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia Grey background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting scenes from the Life of Dionysus, a scene with Ichthyocentaurs, fish tailed centaurs and Nereids, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, House of Silenus. Late 2nd to early 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • 4th century Roman mosaic panel of the Goddess Venus from Ulules (Elles), Tunisia. Venus of Aphrodite is accompanied by 2 female centaurs, half women half horse creatures, known as Am(azoniu) and Titonius. The are crowning Venus The Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia. The Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia. White background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting scenes from the Life of Dionysus, a scene with Ichthyocentaurs, fish tailed centaurs and Nereids, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, House of Silenus. Late 2nd to early 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • 4th century Roman mosaic panel of the Goddess Venus from Ulules (Elles), Tunisia. Venus of Aphrodite is accompanied by 2 female centaurs, half women half horse creatures, known as Am(azoniu) and Titonius. The are crowning Venus The Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia. The Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia
  • 4th century Roman mosaic panel of the Goddess Venus from Ulules (Elles), Tunisia. Venus of Aphrodite is accompanied by 2 female centaurs, half women half horse creatures, known as Am(azoniu) and Titonius. The are crowning Venus The Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia. The Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia
  • 4th century Roman mosaic panel of the Goddess Venus from Ulules (Elles), Tunisia. Venus of Aphrodite is accompanied by 2 female centaurs, half women half horse creatures, known as Am(azoniu) and Titonius. The are crowning Venus The Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia. The Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting scenes from the Life of Dionysus, a scene with Ichthyocentaurs, fish tailed centaurs and Nereids, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, House of Silenus. Late 2nd to early 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • 4th century Roman mosaic panel of the Goddess Venus from Ulules (Elles), Tunisia. Venus of Aphrodite is accompanied by 2 female centaurs, half women half horse creatures, known as Am(azoniu) and Titonius. The are crowning Venus The Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia. The Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia. Grey background
  • 4th century Roman mosaic panel of the Goddess Venus from Ulules (Elles), Tunisia. Venus of Aphrodite is accompanied by 2 female centaurs, half women half horse creatures, known as Am(azoniu) and Titonius. The are crowning Venus The Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia. The Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia. Black background
  • 4th century Roman mosaic panel of the Goddess Venus from Ulules (Elles), Tunisia. Venus of Aphrodite is accompanied by 2 female centaurs, half women half horse creatures, known as Am(azoniu) and Titonius. The are crowning Venus The Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia. The Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia. White background
  • 4th century Roman mosaic panel of the Goddess Venus from Ulules (Elles), Tunisia. Venus of Aphrodite is accompanied by 2 female centaurs, half women half horse creatures, known as Am(azoniu) and Titonius. The are crowning Venus The Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia. The Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia. Black background
  • 4th century Roman mosaic panel of the Goddess Venus from Ulules (Elles), Tunisia. Venus of Aphrodite is accompanied by 2 female centaurs, half women half horse creatures, known as Am(azoniu) and Titonius. The are crowning Venus The Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia. The Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia
  • 4th century Roman mosaic panel of the Goddess Venus from Ulules (Elles), Tunisia. Venus of Aphrodite is accompanied by 2 female centaurs, half women half horse creatures, known as Am(azoniu) and Titonius. The are crowning Venus The Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia. The Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia
  • Centaur with Eros on its back, a 1st - 2nd AD Roman sculpture in marble. Tradition has it that a centaur be a monstrous half-man half-horse mythical creature. In this Roman statue the old centaur is being ridden by Eros (Cupid), the Greek god of Love represented in the form of a young wing child. The sculpture is a copy of a Greek original  attributed to school sculpture of Aphrodisias (Turkey) can be dating in the 2nd century BC. The Borghese Collection inv MR 122 ( or Ma 562 ), Louvre Museum Paris
  • Painted colour verion of  Centaur with Eros on its back, a 1st - 2nd AD Roman sculpture in marble. Tradition has it that a centaur be a monstrous half-man half-horse mythical creature. In this Roman statue the old centaur is being ridden by Eros (Cupid), the Greek god of Love represented in the form of a young wing child. The sculpture is a copy of a Greek original  attributed to school sculpture of Aphrodisias (Turkey) can be dating in the 2nd century BC. The Borghese Collection inv MR 122 ( or Ma 562 ), Louvre Museum Paris
  • Centaur with Eros on its back, a 1st - 2nd AD Roman sculpture in marble. Tradition has it that a centaur be a monstrous half-man half-horse mythical creature. In this Roman statue the old centaur is being ridden by Eros (Cupid), the Greek god of Love represented in the form of a young wing child. The sculpture is a copy of a Greek original  attributed to school sculpture of Aphrodisias (Turkey) can be dating in the 2nd century BC. The Borghese Collection inv MR 122 ( or Ma 562 ), Louvre Museum Paris
  • Centaur with Eros on its back, a 1st - 2nd AD Roman sculpture in marble. Tradition has it that a centaur be a monstrous half-man half-horse mythical creature. In this Roman statue the old centaur is being ridden by Eros (Cupid), the Greek god of Love represented in the form of a young wing child. The sculpture is a copy of a Greek original  attributed to school sculpture of Aphrodisias (Turkey) can be dating in the 2nd century BC. The Borghese Collection inv MR 122 ( or Ma 562 ), Louvre Museum Paris
  • Centaur with Eros on its back, a 1st - 2nd AD Roman sculpture in marble. Tradition has it that a centaur be a monstrous half-man half-horse mythical creature. In this Roman statue the old centaur is being ridden by Eros (Cupid), the Greek god of Love represented in the form of a young wing child. The sculpture is a copy of a Greek original  attributed to school sculpture of Aphrodisias (Turkey) can be dating in the 2nd century BC. The Borghese Collection inv MR 122 ( or Ma 562 ), Louvre Museum Paris
  • Painted colour verion of  Centaur with Eros on its back, a 1st - 2nd AD Roman sculpture in marble. Tradition has it that a centaur be a monstrous half-man half-horse mythical creature. In this Roman statue the old centaur is being ridden by Eros (Cupid), the Greek god of Love represented in the form of a young wing child. The sculpture is a copy of a Greek original  attributed to school sculpture of Aphrodisias (Turkey) can be dating in the 2nd century BC. The Borghese Collection inv MR 122 ( or Ma 562 ), Louvre Museum Paris
  • Painted colour verion of  Centaur with Eros on its back, a 1st - 2nd AD Roman sculpture in marble. Tradition has it that a centaur be a monstrous half-man half-horse mythical creature. In this Roman statue the old centaur is being ridden by Eros (Cupid), the Greek god of Love represented in the form of a young wing child. The sculpture is a copy of a Greek original  attributed to school sculpture of Aphrodisias (Turkey) can be dating in the 2nd century BC. The Borghese Collection inv MR 122 ( or Ma 562 ), Louvre Museum Paris
  • Painted colour verion of  Centaur with Eros on its back, a 1st - 2nd AD Roman sculpture in marble. Tradition has it that a centaur be a monstrous half-man half-horse mythical creature. In this Roman statue the old centaur is being ridden by Eros (Cupid), the Greek god of Love represented in the form of a young wing child. The sculpture is a copy of a Greek original  attributed to school sculpture of Aphrodisias (Turkey) can be dating in the 2nd century BC. The Borghese Collection inv MR 122 ( or Ma 562 ), Louvre Museum Paris
  • Centaur with Eros on its back, a 1st - 2nd AD Roman sculpture in marble. Tradition has it that a centaur be a monstrous half-man half-horse mythical creature. In this Roman statue the old centaur is being ridden by Eros (Cupid), the Greek god of Love represented in the form of a young wing child. The sculpture is a copy of a Greek original  attributed to school sculpture of Aphrodisias (Turkey) can be dating in the 2nd century BC. The Borghese Collection inv MR 122 ( or Ma 562 ), Louvre Museum Paris
  • Centaur with Eros on its back, a 1st - 2nd AD Roman sculpture in marble. Tradition has it that a centaur be a monstrous half-man half-horse mythical creature. In this Roman statue the old centaur is being ridden by Eros (Cupid), the Greek god of Love represented in the form of a young wing child. The sculpture is a copy of a Greek original  attributed to school sculpture of Aphrodisias (Turkey) can be dating in the 2nd century BC. The Borghese Collection inv MR 122 ( or Ma 562 ), Louvre Museum Paris
  • Centaur with Eros on its back, a 1st - 2nd AD Roman sculpture in marble. Tradition has it that a centaur be a monstrous half-man half-horse mythical creature. In this Roman statue the old centaur is being ridden by Eros (Cupid), the Greek god of Love represented in the form of a young wing child. The sculpture is a copy of a Greek original  attributed to school sculpture of Aphrodisias (Turkey) can be dating in the 2nd century BC. The Borghese Collection inv MR 122 ( or Ma 562 ), Louvre Museum Paris
  • Centaur with Eros on its back, a 1st - 2nd AD Roman sculpture in marble. Tradition has it that a centaur be a monstrous half-man half-horse mythical creature. In this Roman statue the old centaur is being ridden by Eros (Cupid), the Greek god of Love represented in the form of a young wing child. The sculpture is a copy of a Greek original  attributed to school sculpture of Aphrodisias (Turkey) can be dating in the 2nd century BC. The Borghese Collection inv MR 122 ( or Ma 562 ), Louvre Museum Paris
  • Painted colour verion of  Centaur with Eros on its back, a 1st - 2nd AD Roman sculpture in marble. Tradition has it that a centaur be a monstrous half-man half-horse mythical creature. In this Roman statue the old centaur is being ridden by Eros (Cupid), the Greek god of Love represented in the form of a young wing child. The sculpture is a copy of a Greek original  attributed to school sculpture of Aphrodisias (Turkey) can be dating in the 2nd century BC. The Borghese Collection inv MR 122 ( or Ma 562 ), Louvre Museum Paris
  • Centaur with Eros on its back, a 1st - 2nd AD Roman sculpture in marble. Tradition has it that a centaur be a monstrous half-man half-horse mythical creature. In this Roman statue the old centaur is being ridden by Eros (Cupid), the Greek god of Love represented in the form of a young wing child. The sculpture is a copy of a Greek original  attributed to school sculpture of Aphrodisias (Turkey) can be dating in the 2nd century BC. The Borghese Collection inv MR 122 ( or Ma 562 ), Louvre Museum Paris
  • Centaur with Eros on its back, a 1st - 2nd AD Roman sculpture in marble. Tradition has it that a centaur be a monstrous half-man half-horse mythical creature. In this Roman statue the old centaur is being ridden by Eros (Cupid), the Greek god of Love represented in the form of a young wing child. The sculpture is a copy of a Greek original  attributed to school sculpture of Aphrodisias (Turkey) can be dating in the 2nd century BC. The Borghese Collection inv MR 122 ( or Ma 562 ), Louvre Museum Paris
  • Roman mosaic depicting The Education of Achilles by the Centaur Chiron. Achilles , left, is depicted riding a centaur ( mosaic of its body s missing) and is about to kill a deer. In the bottom right hand corner is a Chimera was, according to Greek mythology, a monstrous fire-breathing hybrid creature of Lycia in Asia Minor, composed of the parts of more than one animal. The mosaic follows the story of Bellerophon who was a ‘great slayer of monsters’. From Belalis Major (Henshir El-Fawar ) in the Beja region of Tunisia. Early 7th century AD.Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic depicting The Education of Achilles by the Centaur Chiron. Achilles , left, is depicted riding a centaur ( mosaic of its body s missing) and is about to kill a deer. In the bottom right hand corner is a Chimera was, according to Greek mythology, a monstrous fire-breathing hybrid creature of Lycia in Asia Minor, composed of the parts of more than one animal. The mosaic follows the story of Bellerophon who was a ‘great slayer of monsters’. From Belalis Major (Henshir El-Fawar ) in the Beja region of Tunisia. Early 7th century AD.Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic depicting The Education of Achilles by the Centaur Chiron. Achilles , left, is depicted riding a centaur ( mosaic of its body s missing) and is about to kill a deer. In the bottom right hand corner is a Chimera was, according to Greek mythology, a monstrous fire-breathing hybrid creature of Lycia in Asia Minor, composed of the parts of more than one animal. The mosaic follows the story of Bellerophon who was a ‘great slayer of monsters’. From Belalis Major (Henshir El-Fawar ) in the Beja region of Tunisia. Early 7th century AD.Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic depicting The Education of Achilles by the Centaur Chiron. Achilles , left, is depicted riding a centaur ( mosaic of its body s missing) and is about to kill a deer. In the bottom right hand corner is a Chimera was, according to Greek mythology, a monstrous fire-breathing hybrid creature of Lycia in Asia Minor, composed of the parts of more than one animal. The mosaic follows the story of Bellerophon who was a ‘great slayer of monsters’. From Belalis Major (Henshir El-Fawar ) in the Beja region of Tunisia. Early 7th century AD.Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman Sebasteion relief  sculpture of Herakles or Hercules, Nessos and Deianira Aphrodisias Museum, Aphrodisias, Turkey.     Against a white background.<br />
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The centaur Nessos agreed to carry Herakles’ (Hercules) wife Deianira across the river Euenos in Aitolia but tried to rape her in mid-stream. I the struggle that followed we see Herakles about to deliver a crushing blow with his club. Nessos has been beaten to her knees but is still fighting. Behind the centaur is the partly disrobed figure of Deianira
  • Roman Sebasteion relief  sculpture of Herakles or Hercules, Nessos and Deianira Aphrodisias Museum, Aphrodisias, Turkey. <br />
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The centaur Nessos agreed to carry Herakles’ (Hercules) wife Deianira across the river Euenos in Aitolia but tried to rape her in mid-stream. I the struggle that followed we see Herakles about to deliver a crushing blow with his club. Nessos has been beaten to her knees but is still fighting. Behind the centaur is the partly disrobed figure of Deianira
  • Delphi theatre freize which decorated the proscenium  depicting scenes from the Labours of Heracles in the garden of the Hesperides showing a centaur. Classicist 1st centurt AD provincial art. Delphi Archaeological Museum.
  • Roman Sebasteion relief  sculpture of Herakles or Hercules, Nessos and Deianira Aphrodisias Museum, Aphrodisias, Turkey.   Against a black background.<br />
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The centaur Nessos agreed to carry Herakles’ (Hercules) wife Deianira across the river Euenos in Aitolia but tried to rape her in mid-stream. I the struggle that followed we see Herakles about to deliver a crushing blow with his club. Nessos has been beaten to her knees but is still fighting. Behind the centaur is the partly disrobed figure of Deianira
  • Roman Sebasteion relief  sculpture of Herakles or Hercules, Nessos and Deianira Aphrodisias Museum, Aphrodisias, Turkey.  Against an art background.<br />
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The centaur Nessos agreed to carry Herakles’ (Hercules) wife Deianira across the river Euenos in Aitolia but tried to rape her in mid-stream. I the struggle that followed we see Herakles about to deliver a crushing blow with his club. Nessos has been beaten to her knees but is still fighting. Behind the centaur is the partly disrobed figure of Deianira
  • Delphi theatre freize which decorated the proscenium  depicting scenes from the Labours of Heracles in the garden of the Hesperides showing a centaur. Classicist 1st centurt AD provincial art. Delphi Archaeological Museum.
  • Delphi theatre freize which decorated the proscenium  depicting scenes from the Labours of Heracles in the garden of the Hesperides showing a centaur. Classicist 1st centurt AD provincial art. Delphi Archaeological Museum.
  • Round Roman mosaic of a Lion and Cupids between Dionysus and Manadi, Pompeii, House of the Centaur (VI 9.3,) inv No 10019,  Naples Archaeological Musuem, Italy
  • Round Roman mosaic of a Lion and Cupids between Dionysus and Manadi, Pompeii, House of the Centaur (VI 9.3,) inv No 10019,  Naples Archaeological Musuem, Italy
  • Round Roman mosaic of a Lion and Cupids between Dionysus and Manadi, Pompeii, House of the Centaur (VI 9.3,) inv No 10019,  Naples Archaeological Musuem, Italy
  • Round Roman mosaic of a Lion and Cupids between Dionysus and Manadi, Pompeii, House of the Centaur (VI 9.3,) inv No 10019,  Naples Archaeological Musuem, Italy
  • Delphi theatre freize which decorated the proscenium  depicting scenes from the Labours of Heracles in the garden of the Hesperides showing a centaur. Classicist 1st centurt AD provincial art. Delphi Archaeological Museum.
  • Roman Sebasteion relief  sculpture of Herakles or Hercules, Nessos and Deianira Aphrodisias Museum, Aphrodisias, Turkey.  Against a grey background.<br />
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The centaur Nessos agreed to carry Herakles’ (Hercules) wife Deianira across the river Euenos in Aitolia but tried to rape her in mid-stream. I the struggle that followed we see Herakles about to deliver a crushing blow with his club. Nessos has been beaten to her knees but is still fighting. Behind the centaur is the partly disrobed figure of Deianira
  • Delphi theatre freize which decorated the proscenium  depicting scenes from the Labours of Heracles in the garden of the Hesperides showing a centaur. Classicist 1st centurt AD provincial art. Delphi Archaeological Museum.
  • Medieval relief sculptures of mythical centaur on the exterior of the Romanesque Baptistery of Parma, circa 1196, (Battistero di Parma), Italy
  • Medieval relief sculptures of mythical centaur on the exterior of the Romanesque Baptistery of Parma, circa 1196, (Battistero di Parma), Italy
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Dionysus drunk being transported on a chariot pulled by a centaur, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD House of Tertulla. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Dionysus drunk being transported on a chariot pulled by a centaur, they are followed by a Bacchante, follower of Bacchus, and a Satyr, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD House of Tertulla. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a white background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Dionysus drunk being transported on a chariot pulled by a centaur, they are followed by a Bacchante, follower of Bacchus, and a Satyr, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD House of Tertulla. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a black background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Dionysus drunk being transported on a chariot pulled by a centaur, they are followed by a Bacchante, follower of Bacchus, and a Satyr, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD House of Tertulla. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Round Roman mosaic of a Lion and Cupids between Dionysus and Manadi, Pompeii, House of the Centaur (VI 9.3,) inv No 10019,  Naples Archaeological Musuem, Italy
  • Delphi theatre freize which decorated the proscenium  depicting scenes from the Labours of Heracles in the garden of the Hesperides showing a centaur. Classicist 1st centurt AD provincial art. Delphi Archaeological Museum.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Dionysus drunk being transported on a chariot pulled by a centaur, they are followed by a Bacchante, follower of Bacchus, and a Satyr, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD House of Tertulla. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Dionysus drunk being transported on a chariot pulled by a centaur, they are followed by a Bacchante, follower of Bacchus, and a Satyr, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD House of Tertulla. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against an art background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Dionysus drunk being transported on a chariot pulled by a centaur, they are followed by a Bacchante, follower of Bacchus, and a Satyr, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD House of Tertulla. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a grey background
  • Delphi theatre freize which decorated the proscenium  depicting scenes from the Labours of Heracles in the garden of the Hesperides showing a centaur. Classicist 1st centurt AD provincial art. Delphi Archaeological Museum.
  • Statue of Hercules & The Centaur, Giambogna (1545-1549) .  The Loggia dei Lanzi, also called the Loggia della Signoria, Piazza della Signoria in Florence, Italy,

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