Demeter, Triptolemos, Persephone.

Fragment of the Great Eleusinian mysteries.
Marble. 440—430 BCE.

Athens, National Archaeological Museum
(Αθήνα, Εθνικό Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο)

Description:
Demeter at Triptolemos’s symbolical dedication in agriculture. She is giving him a gold ear and enjoining him to teach people agriculture. Alongside Persephone with a torch.
Credits:
© Photo, text: Sofia Suli. Grecheskaya mifologiya. Per. s grech. — Izdatel’stvo: AFINY, MIHALIS TUBIS A.E., 1995, s. 35.
© 1995 — Izdatel’stvo: MIHALIS TUBIS A.E.
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Keywords: marble relief Demeter Triptolemos Persephone of the Great Eleusinian mysteries Eleusinian relief Demeter Demetra Ceres Cerere Proserpina goddess Cora Triptolemos gold grain peplos himation cloak chiton sceptre torch sandal sandals Inv No 126
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