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Mark Cartwright
by Dan Diffendale
published on 12 January 2013
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A detail from an Apulian red-figure bell krater by the Pronomos Painter. First quarter of the 4th century BCE. Depicted is Orpheus in Thracian dress defending himself against Maenads(?). (Taranto, Museo Nazionale Archeologico, temporary loan)

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Diffendale, D. (2013, January 12). Orpheus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1015/orpheus/

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