Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Myths Infancy and childhood Infant Hercules strangling serpentsSingle figure
Proserpina
Myths Pluto and Proserpina The rape of ProserpinaPluto carrying away Proserpina in his chariotChariot moving towards the right
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman
DATE
1st half 3rd century date of sarcophagus, the Hercules is second half 2nd century
LOCATION
Rome, Musei Capitolini, Palazzo Nuovo (inv. MC249 (Sarcophagus), inv. MC247 (Hercules), both formerly Collection Albani)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
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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