Orestes at Delphi

Illustration

Ibolya Horvath
by The Trustees of the British Museum
published on 31 October 2018
Orestes at Delphi

Red-figured bell-krater (wine bowl) with Orestes at Delphi, pursued by the Furies. Apollo will purify him of the blood guilt of killing his mother. The scene may have been inspired by Aeschylus' tragedy The Eumenides.
Made in Puglia, Italy, c. 380-360 BCE.

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Museum, T. T. O. T. B. (2018, October 31). Orestes at Delphi. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9392/

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