K3.1 DEMETER & TRIPTOLEMUS
|Museum Collection||Badisches Landesmuseum, Karlsruhe|
|Catalogue No.||Karlsruhe 68.101|
|Beazley Archive No.||352484|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the Berlin Painter|
|Date||ca. 480 B.C.|
Triptolemus prepares to depart in a winged chariot (partially shown) on his quest to instrust mankind in agriculture. He faces Demeter across an altar. The goddess wears a crown and holds sheafs of wheat in her hands.
Detail of the goddess Demeter.