Apulian Volute Krater with Scenes of the Underworld (detail)

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Carole Raddato
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published on 27 January 2015
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Apulian red-figure volute krater with scenes of the Underworld, c. 340-330 BCE. Hades sits enthroned in the palace beside a standing Persephone, who holds a four-headed Eleusinian torch. The god wields a bird-tipped staff. (Staatliche Antikensammlungen, Munich)

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About the Author

Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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APA Style

Raddato, C. (2015, January 27). Apulian Volute Krater with Scenes of the Underworld (detail). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3562/apulian-volute-krater-with-scenes-of-the-underworl/

Chicago Style

Raddato, Carole. "Apulian Volute Krater with Scenes of the Underworld (detail)." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 27, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3562/apulian-volute-krater-with-scenes-of-the-underworl/.

MLA Style

Raddato, Carole. "Apulian Volute Krater with Scenes of the Underworld (detail)." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 27 Jan 2015. Web. 03 Aug 2021.