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Punishment of Sisyphus in Hades | Greek vase, Athenian black figure amphora

K14.8 PUNISHMENT OF SISYPHOS IN HADES

Museum Collection: Antikensammlungen, Munich, Germany
Catalogue No.: Munich J728
Beazley Archive No.: 30240
Ware: Attic Black Figure
Shape: Amphora, neck
Painter: Attributed to the Acheloos Painter
Date: --
Period: Archaic

SUMMARY

The criminal Sisyphos is condemned to roll a rock up a hill for eternity in the Land of the Dead. The gods Haides and Persephone sit on either side of him, one hodling sheafs of wheat, the othera royal sceptre.

ARTICLESHaides, Persephone

 
 
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