Greek - The ferryman of Hades. Son of Erebus and Nyx. He conveys the dead over the River Acheron (and/or Styx) to Hades but will carry only those with the fare of one obol placed on their lips. Those without the fare have to wait 100 years, but are then carried across free of charge. Also called Charon, Kharon, Kharon, East Indies Tempon Telon, East Indies Tempon Telon, Egyptian Turnface, Egyptian Turnface, Tempon Telon, Etruscan Charun, Etruscan Charun, Mesopotamian Arad Ea, Mesopotamian Arad Ea or Mahaf.

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