Greek Pottery :: Geometric Pottery :: Geometric Protoattic amphora - This amphora, painted by the Analatos painter. It features Chariots, dance of men and women, and sphinxes. First two decades of the 7th century B.C. Le Louvre, Paris.
The Hydra, an ancient serpent-like chthonic water beast that possessed many heads , the poets mention more heads than the vase-painters could paint, and for each head cut off it grew two more, it's poisonous breath and blood were so potent, even its tracks were deadly. The Hydra of Lerna was killed by Hercules as the second of his Twelve Tasks