Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Somnus
With other figuresDeath
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Geography
WeatherWinds Miscellaneous
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsElephantMiscellaneous
BirdsEagle Miscellaneous
SOCIAL LIFE
Apotheosis
Apotheoses of Emperors Miscellaneous
Further details
The two figures carrying the dead hero to heaven are called by Dalton Sleep and Death, by the British Museum database (as of 2013) to winds
ARTIST/CREATOR
Late Roman
DATE
402
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Prehistory and Europe) (inv. 1857,1013.1)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Ormonde Maddock Dalton, Catalogue of the Ivory Carvings of the Christian Era, London 1909, no. 1
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RELATIONS
British Museum
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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