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Euphronios Krater

Hypnos and Thanatos (Sleep and Death) carry the body of Sarpedon off the battlefield while Hermes watches. Red-figure calyx krater by Euphronios (painter) and Euxitheos (potter).Formerly Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia L.2006.10, now in the Museo Nazionale Archeologico Cerite. Photo by Jaime Ardiles-Arce via Wikimedia Commons.

Associated Passages
Date
c. 515 BCE
Medium
Location
National Archaeological Museum of Cerite, Cerveteri, Italy
Image Credit

Hades and Persephone holding court, detail from an Apulian red-figure krater

Hades and Persephone holding court from their palace. Detail from an Apulian red-figure volute krater attributed to White Sakkos Painter, Antikensammlung Kiel Inv. B 585. Photo by  Marcus Cyron via Wikimedia Commons CC BY-SA 3.0

Associated Passages
License
Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike
Date
c. 320 BCE
Medium
Location
Antikensammlung Kiel
Image Credit

Medea boiling the ram, detail of a black-figure neck amphora

Medea demonstrates her alleged ability to reverse aging by producing a young ram from the pot in which she boiled butchered pieces of an old ram in a magic potion. Black-figure neck amphora, British Museum 1837, 0609.62. Image via the British Museum, CC BY-NC-SA 4.0.

Associated Passages
Type
Image
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike
Date
510-500 BCE
Medium
Location
British Museum

Herakles and the gods fighting the giants, detail of a black-figure amphora in the style of the Lysippides Painter

Zeus, Herakles, and Athena fight the giants. Detail of a black-figure amphora in the style of the Lysippides Painter, British Museum 1839,1109.3. Image via the British Museum, CC BY-NC-SA 4.0.

Associated Passages
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike
Date
c. 520-500 BCE
Medium
Location
British Museum
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