Liberation of Prometheus by Heracles

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Carole Raddato
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published on 06 February 2015
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Statue group depicting the liberation of Prometheus by the Greek hero Heracles. Prometheus is freed from the eagle's torment. Found in the North Hall of the Athena Terrace at Pergamon (Turkey). Dated to 100 BCE. (Pergamon Museum, Berlin)

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About the Author

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. (2015, February 06). Liberation of Prometheus by Heracles. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3610/liberation-of-prometheus-by-heracles/

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Raddato, Carole. "Liberation of Prometheus by Heracles." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 06, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3610/liberation-of-prometheus-by-heracles/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Liberation of Prometheus by Heracles." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 06 Feb 2015. Web. 30 Jul 2021.