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K3.1B DEMETER & TRIPTOLEMUS

Demeter & Triptolemus | Attic red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Badisches Landesmuseum, Karlsruhe
Catalogue No. Karlsruhe 68.101
Beazley Archive No. 352484
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Krater, Volute
Painter Attributed to the Berlin Painter
Date ca 480 B.C.
Period Classical

DESCRIPTION

Triptolemus prepares to depart in a winged chariot (partially shown) to instruct mankind in the art of agriculture. He stands opposite Demeter who holds waving sheafs of wheat. Between them lies a sacrificial altar.

ARTICLES

Demeter, Triptolemus

OTHER IMAGES

Thumbnail Demeter

K3.1 Demeter