Lekythos Depicting Charon

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Carole Raddato
published on 27 January 2015

Attic white-ground Lekythos depicting Charon, the ferryman of Hades, pushing his boat across the Acheron, c. 450 BCE. (Staatliche Antikensammlungen, Munich)

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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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Raddato, C. (2015, January 27). Lekythos Depicting Charon. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3563/lekythos-depicting-charon/

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Raddato, Carole. "Lekythos Depicting Charon." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 27, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3563/lekythos-depicting-charon/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Lekythos Depicting Charon." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 27 Jan 2015. Web. 03 Feb 2023.