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Triptolemus in the winged chair, with Demeter & Persephone | Greek vase, Athenian red figure skyphos

O28.1 DEPARTURE OF TRITPTOLEMOS

Museum Collection: British Museum, London, United Kingdom
Catalogue Number: London E140
Beazley Archive Number: 204683
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Skyphos
Painter: Attributed to Makron
Date: ca 490 - 480 BC
Period: Late Archaic

SUMMARY

Triptolemos departs in a winged, serpent-drawn chariot. Demeter and Persephone holding Eleusinian torches and sheafs of wheat farewell him. Other gods in scene not shown here.

ARTICLESTriptolemos, Demeter, Persephone

 
 
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