Etruscan Red-Figure Krater with Charun

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Carole Raddato
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published on 06 February 2015

The Etruscan death demon Charun escorts the deceased to the Underworld. He is characterised by a heavy hammer and a hooked nose. From Vulci (Italy). Around 300 BCE. (Altes Museum, Berlin)

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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, February 06). Etruscan Red-Figure Krater with Charun. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3608/etruscan-red-figure-krater-with-charun/

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Raddato, Carole. "Etruscan Red-Figure Krater with Charun." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 06 Feb 2015. Web. 29 Nov 2022.

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