The Punishment of Sisyphus

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by The British Museum
published on 14 December 2016
The Punishment of Sisyphus

A black-figure amphora depicting the punishment of Sisyphus - to forever push a large boulder up a hill. The three figures on the left are Hades (seated), Hermes and Persephone. 510-500 BCE. (British Museum, London)

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Museum, T. B. (2016, December 14). The Punishment of Sisyphus. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/6157/

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Museum, The B. "The Punishment of Sisyphus." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 14, 2016. https://www.ancient.eu/image/6157/.

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Museum, The B. "The Punishment of Sisyphus." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 14 Dec 2016. Web. 26 Jun 2019.

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