Image code: 8001

Sarcophagus with Rape of Proserpine

Demeter on a chariot pulled by winged serpents runs to the rescue of her daughter who kneels and tries to wriggle out of Hades' grasp; under the chariot the personification of Tellus Venus. Diana is behind Proserpine. In the centre is the chariot of Hades preceded by Mercury, Minerva and Victory Hercules with club.