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Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Triptolemos
1. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Demeter, Triptolemos, Persephone.
Fragment of the Great Eleusinian mysteries.
Marble. 440—430 BCE.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
2. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Demeter, Persephone and Triptolemos.
Fragment of the Great Eleusinian mysteries.
Ten marble fragments of a Roman copy are inserted into a cast from an original relief from the National Museum in Athens.
Marble, plaster.
Ca. 27 BCE — 14 CE.
Inv. No. 14.130.9.
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art.
3. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Cameo “Claudius and Messalina on a chariot”.
Sardonyx. Rome, Mid-1st cent. CE.
Frame made by Josias Belle in 17th cent.
Inv. No. Camee. 276.
Paris, National Library of France, Cabinet of Medals.
4. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Germanicus and Agrippina as Triptolemos and Demeter.
Sardonyx.
1st century BCE — 1st century CE.
Inv. No. Ж 296.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
5. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Triptolemos and Demeter.
Sardonyx.
1st century CE.
Inv. No. Ж 296.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of a sarcophagus with a scene of abduction of Persephone by Hades.
Marble. Beginning of the 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. I 1126.
Vienna, Museum of Art History.
7. TOREUTICS. Rome.
Bowl with allegory of fertility.
Silver, gold-plated.
Second half of the 1st century BCE.
Inv. No. VIIa 47.
Vienna, Museum of Art History.