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Triptolemus, the winged chariot, Demeter & Persephone | Greek vase, Athenian red figure hydria

O28.5 DEPARTURE OF TRITPTOLEMOS

Museum Collection: British Museum, London, United Kingdom
Catalogue Number: London E183
Beazley Archive Number: 215772
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Hydria
Painter: Attributed to the Pothos Painter
Date: ca 480 - 440 BC
Period: Early Classical

SUMMARY

Triptolemos departs in a winged chariot to instruct mankind in the art of agriculture. He is farewelled by Demeter, Persephone and Hekate (not shown).

ARTICLESTriptolemos, Demeter, Persephone

 
 
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