THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Sisyphus
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. 330—310 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. 330—310 BCE.
Munich, State Antique Collection.
3. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Punishment of Sisyphus.
Sandstone. Metope from the temple of Hera at the mouth of the river Sele.
Mid-6th century BCE.
Paestum, National Archaeological Museum.