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GODS & MYTHS
Actaeon
Cycles 1st century BC - 1st century AD - sarcophagus (Paris, Louvre)
Diana and Actaeon Actaeon's servants call the hounds back after the kill
Further details
According to Robert this scene shows Actaeon's servants gathering the dogs after they had killed their master
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman
DATE
late 1st century BC - 1st half 1st century
LOCATION
Paris, Musée du Louvre
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Carl Robert, Die antiken Sarkophagreliefs. Bd. 3, Einzelmythen, part 1, Actaeon - Hercules, Berlin 1897, pp. 2-5, no. 1; Dagmar Grassinger, Die mythologischen Sarkophage, vol. 1 (Die antiken Sarkophagreliefs 12, 1), Berlin 1999, p. 225, no. 71
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RELATIONS
Robert, Sarkophagreliefs (via Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg)
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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