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Punishment of Sisyphus in Hades, with an Erinys | Greek vase, Apulian red figure volute krater

T40.5 THE PUNISHMENT OF SISYPHOS

Museum Collection: Antikensammlungen,
Munich, Germany
Catalogue Number: Munich 3297
Beazley Archive Number: N/A
Ware: Apulian Red Figure
Shape: Volute krater
Painter: Name vase Underworld Painter
Date: ca 330 - 310 BC
Period: Late Classical / Early Hellenistic

SUMMARY

Detail of Sisyphos from a depiction of Orpheus' journey to the Underworld. The criminal Sisyphos pushes a rock up a hill, whilst an Erinys beats him with a whip. The Erinys is dressed as a huntress, and her hair swarms with snakes.

ARTICLES

Erinyes

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