THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

1. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
Volute-krater depicting the journey of Orpheus to the Underworld.
Red-figured volute-krater. Apulia.
Attributed to The Underworld Painter (by Trendall).
Clay. Ca. 330310 BCE.
Munich, State Antique Collection.
2. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
Volute-krater depicting the journey of Orpheus to the Underworld. Detail: Hermes, Heracles and Cerberus, Hecate.
Red-figured volute-krater. Apulia.
Attributed to The Underworld Painter.
Clay. Ca. 330310 BCE.
Munich, State Antique Collection.
3. CERAMICS. Greece.
Heracles bringing Cerberus to Eurystheus.
Caeretan hydria.
Clay. 520 BCE.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
4. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Heracles and Cerberus.
Sardonyx. Roman. 1st century BCE 1st century CE.
Workshop of Dioskourides.
3.8 × 3.3 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of a sarcophagus with a scene of abduction of Persephone by Hades.
Marble. Beginning of the 3- cent. CE.
Inv. No. I 1126.
Vienna, Museum of Art History.