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Electra

The encounter of Electra and Orestes at the tomb of Agamemnon. 4th century BC. Paris, Musée du LouvreDaughter of Agamemnon, who helps her brother Orestes to avenge their father's murder by killing their mother Klytaimestra. She is shown mourning at her father's tomb, where she meets Orestes, and at the matricide.

Above: The encounter of Electra and Orestes at the tomb of Agamemnon. 4th century BC. Paris, Musée du Louvre © Musée du Louvre

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