Etruscan Red-Figure Krater with Charun

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Carole Raddato
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published on 06 February 2015

The Etruscan death demon Charun escorts the deceased to the Underworld. He is characterised by a heavy hammer and a hooked nose. From Vulci (Italy). Around 300 BCE. (Altes Museum, Berlin)



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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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