Charon, the Ferryman Picture

Charon, the ferryman of souls across the Styx and the Acheron.

There Chairon stands, who rules the dreary coast -
A sordid god: down from his hairy chin
A length of beard descends, uncombed, unclean;
His eyes, like hollow furnaces on fire;
A girdle, foul with grease, binds his obscene attire

Virgil, the Aeneid: 413-417.
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