Representations of Electra


Electra tying a wreath around the tomb of Agamemnon;
an attendant holds an offering-tray.




Electra sits on the tomb of Agamemnon;
an attendant holds offerings;
Orestes and Pylades approach on the right.




Electra approaches the tomb of Agamemnon with offerings;
her hair is cut in mourning. Orestes and Pylades
have just arrived and are standing by the tomb.




Electra sits on the tomb of Agamemnon;
Orestes approaches on the left;
Hermes is on the right, holding out a wreath.




Same scene as that just above, by a different painter.




Electra sits on the tomb of Agamemnon;
behind her is an attendant bearing an offering-basket on her head;
Pylades is on the left;
on the right, Orestes speaks with Electra.




Melian terracotta relief.
Orestes sits on the tomb of Agamemnon;
Pylades sits below; Electra stands on the step,
holding her hand to her head in lamentation.