Apulian Krater with Scenes of the Underworld

Illustration

Carole Raddato
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published on 27 January 2015

Apulian red-figure volute krater with scenes of the Underworld, c. 340-330 BCE. Hades sits enthroned in the palace beside a standing Persephone, who holds a four-headed Eleusinian torch. The god wields a bird-tipped staff. (Staatliche Antikensammlungen, Munich)



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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