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Hercules Slaying Ladon
Hercules Slaying Ladon
Hercules Slaying Ladon

Photo credit: Rose Akeroyd / Art UK

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Ladon is one of the most famous of the dragons in Greek mythology. He is also known as the Hesperian Dragon, because he guarded the famous Golden Apples in the Garden of the Hesperides. Hercules fought Ladon in order to steal the Golden Apples.

Date

c.1900

Medium

pink brick & terracotta

Accession number

B3_RA_S022

Work type

Relief

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II* (England and Wales)

Listing date

21/01/70


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