Eleusis small image


The Triptolemos relief

Athens, National Museum 126

Pentelic marble.

H. 2.20 m, w. 1.52 m

Demeter at left, handing sacred ears of corn to Triptolemos. Persephone stands to the right.

The relief was probably displayed in the Telesterion at Eleusis.

Bibliography

Kaltsas no. 180.

 

This page was created by David Gill on 31 December 2003.
Photographs © David Gill, 2003.