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Hermes Psychopompus, Guide of the Dead | Greek vase, Athenian red figure white-ground lekythos

K11.10 HERMES PSYKHOPOMPOS

Museum Collection:  Antikensammlungen, Munich, Germany
Catalogue Number: Munich 2797
Beazley Archive Number: 214319
Ware: Attic Red Figure (White Ground)
Shape: Lekythos
Painter: Attributed to the Phiale Painter
Date: ca 425 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Hermes Psykhopompos (Guide of the Souls) sits on a rock, preparing to lead the ghost of a woman to the underworld. He hold's a kerykeion (herald's wand) in his hand.

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