Makron's unorthodox treatment of Dionysos contrasts with the standardized and canonical scene of the Mission of Triptolemos on its obverse, which led scholars to dub this vase the "Triptolemos skyphos." Not surprisingly, most attention has focused on the picture on the vase's front, which Alan Shapiro describes aptly as, "the fullest and most beautiful preserved version" of Triptolemos' departure (Fig.
Makron's vase is significant in the history of Greek vase-painting because he provided one of the first geographical personifications, one of the first scenes of Triptolemos making a libation, and the first Triptolemos scene that wraps entirely around the vase; likewise, the figure of Dionysos on the reverse is the earliest representation of the god in a clear Eleusinian context.
Does the reverse of Makron's Triptolemos skyphos represent a celebration in honor of Dionysos?
To the right, beside a rugged vine stalk, stands Dionysos, god of wine; his sustaining gift offers a direct parallel with Triptolemos, the bringer of grain for bread.
Five figures conclude the panel: Demeter, holding a sceptre, salutes Triptolemos's departure; to her right, Triptolemos embraces her and his companion, Persephone, who carries a torch.
Although representations of Demeter and Persephone were popular, Triptolemos's tale is very uncommon on coffins, suggesting that this was a special commission.
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For an ancient religious subject there is Figure 7, showing Demeter and Triptolemos
, a cameo which was well enough known in the renaissance to be copied in bronze plaquettes.
En esta ultima los personajes fundamentales son los reyes Celeo y Metanira, mientras Triptolemo tiene solo un papel secundario.
Habitaban entonces en Eleusis los autoctonos, cuyos nombres eran Baubo, Disaules y Triptolemo. Ademas, Eumolpo y Eubuleo (Triptolemo era vaquero, Eumolpo, pastor y Eubuleo, porquerizo) y por supuesto que de ellos florecio en Atenas esa estirpe hierofantica de los Eumolpidas y Cerices.