The Eumenides

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The Stone of Unmercifulness Symbol Analysis

The Stone of Unmercifulness Symbol Icon

Athena has the Furies stand by this stone in order to symbolize their tenacity, and their refusal to stray from their vengeful task.

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The Stone of Unmercifulness Symbol Timeline in The Eumenides

The timeline below shows where the symbol The Stone of Unmercifulness appears in The Eumenides. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
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...him to the Stone of Outrage. The Furies enter, and Athena places them at the Stone of Unmercifulness . She herself stands between two urns in which the jury will cast votes to... (full context)