Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Jupiter
AttributesThunderbolt
Mercury
Various activitiesWeighing Souls (Psychostasia)
Further details
Psychostasia or Kerestasia. Cf. Iliad, XXII, 209-211: καὶ τότε δὴ χρύσεια πατὴρ ἐτίταινε τάλαντα, ἐν δ᾽ ἐτίθει δύο κῆρε τανηλεγέος θανάτοι
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Greek
DATE
6th century BC - 4th century BC
LOCATION
Paris, Musée du Louvre
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Mary Phillips Perry, On the Psychostasis in Christian Art, Burlington Magazine 22 (November 1912), pp. 94-97, 100-105, p. 101, fig. 2; Salomon Reinach, Répertoire des vases peints grecs et étrusques, vol. 1, Paris 1922, p. 89
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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