Early black-figure attic amphora. The neck of the vase bears the representation of Herakles killing the Centaur Nessos. On the belly, two fearsome Gorgons are depicted running to the right and behind them the mythical Medusa, decapitated by Perseus. It was found in Athens, on Peireos street and it is the most characteristic work of the "Nessos painter". Dated to ca. 620 B.C. Inv. no. 1002.