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Charon & Hermes Psychopompus, gods of the dead | Greek vase, Athenian red figure white-ground lekythos

N11.2 KHARON & HERMES PSYCHOPOMPOS

Museum Collection: Metropolitan Museum, New York, USA
Museum Catalogue Number: New York 21.88.17
Beazley Archive Number: 212345
Ware: Attic Red Figure (White-Ground)
Shape: Lekythos
Painter: Attributed to the Sabouroff Painter
Date: --
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of Kharon figure. In the full vase Hermes psychopompos (guide of the dead) leads the shade of a youth to the skiff of Kharon. The ferryman stands leaning on his pole.

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