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Apulian Krater with Scenes of the Underworld

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Carole Raddato
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published on 27 January 2015
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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)

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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, January 27). Apulian Krater with Scenes of the Underworld. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/3561/apulian-krater-with-scenes-of-the-underworld/

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Raddato, Carole. "Apulian Krater with Scenes of the Underworld." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 27, 2015. https://www.ancient.eu/image/3561/apulian-krater-with-scenes-of-the-underworld/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Apulian Krater with Scenes of the Underworld." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 27 Jan 2015. Web. 11 Apr 2021.

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