Admetos

New Haven Ct. Yale University Art Gallery 1913.111.  Gift of R.Darlington StoddardMythical King of Pherae in Thessaly. He was assigned to Apollo to work for him in penance, but he was a good master and was given a chariot yoked with a lion and boar. He marries Alkestis, who dies but is rescued from Hades by Herakles.

Above: New Haven Ct. Yale University Art Gallery 1913.111. Gift of R.Darlington Stoddard © Yale University Art Gallery