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Return of Persephone, with Hades, Hermes & Hecate | Greek vase, Apulian red figure krater

K14.7 THE RETURN OF PERSEPHONE

Museum Collection: British Museum, London, United Kingdom
Catalogue Number: London F277
Beazley Archive Number: N/A
Ware: Apulian Red Figure
Shape: Krater
Painter: --
Date: ca 350 BC
Period: Late Classical / Early Hellenistic

SUMMARY

Haides returns Persephone to the upper world in his chariot, accompanied by Hermes and Hekate. The gods have their usual attributes: Haides a bird-tipped staff, Hermes a herald's wand, winged boots and petasos cap, and Hekate a four-headed Eleusinian torch.

ARTICLESPersephone, Haides, Hermes, Hekate

 
 
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