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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.

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Date
c. 515 BCE
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Location
National Archaeological Museum of Cerite, Cerveteri, Italy
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Apollo seated with lyre, Farnese collection

Colossal statue of Apollo seated holding a lyre. The head, hands, and lyre, were originally made of bronze, but were replaced by C. Albacini with white marble.The statue originally represented a female subject, the personification of Rome, before the restorer altered its features. Porphyry and marble, Mueso Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli Inv. 6281. Photo by Jebulon via Wikimedia Commons, CC0 1.0.

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Image
Date
2nd century CE
Location
National Archaeological Museum of Naples
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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

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Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike
Date
c. 320 BCE
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Location
Antikensammlung Kiel
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Orpheus charming the animals, detail of a Roman Mosaic

Orpheus charms the animals with his music.  Detail of a Roman floor mosaic from Building A, Piazza della Vittoria, Palermo. Museo Archeologico Regionale Antonio Salinas NI 2287. Photo by Marie-Lan Nguyen via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY 2.5

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Image
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Creative Commons Attribution
Date
c. 200-250 CE
Medium
Location
Museo Archeologico Regionale Antonio Salinas, Palermo
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Litovchenko: Charon Carries Souls Across The River Styx

Vergil guides Dante to the River Styx where Charon ferries souls to the underworld. Alexander Dmitrievich Litovchenko "Харон перевозить душі через річку Стікс" (1861), oil on canvas, The State Russian Museum (Русский музей).

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Date
1861
Location
The State Russian Museum
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