Attributed to the Sabouroff Painter
Date: ca. 450 B.C.
Culture: Greek, Attic
Medium: Terracotta; white-ground
Dimensions: H. 12 7/16 in. (31.6 cm)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1921
Accession Number: 21.88.17
Hermes, identifiable by his winged boots and herald's staff, beckons a young man, the deceased, toward Charon's boat. Charon wears the clothing typical of a Greek workman—the exomis, a tunic that is fastened on one shoulder and leaves both arms free and bare, and a cap with a narrow brim.