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K26.1 PLUTUS & DEMETER

Plutus & Demeter | Apulian red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu
Catalogue No. Malibu 86.AE.680
Beazley Archive No. N/A
Ware Apulian Red Figure
Shape Loutrophoros
Painter Attributed to the Painter of Louvre MNB 1148
Date ca 350 - 340 B.C.
Period Late Classical

DESCRIPTION

Demeter is here depicted as "ELEUSIS", queen of the Eleusinian Mysteries. She is seated on a pair of cushions and holds a four-headed Eleusinian torch in her hand. Her son Plutus, here labelled "ENIATOS" (Year), holds a cornucopia (horn of plenty) bursting with grain.

ARTICLES

Demeter, Plutus, Eleusis

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