Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Cycles Twelve Labours Rome, Villa Borghese, Sarcophagus (Mid-2nd century) and drawings after it
Myths Labours Nemean lionHercules strangling the lion
Myths Labours Lernean hydraHercules fighting with club
Myths Labours Arcadian stag
Myths Labours Erymanthian boarHercules carries the boar
Myths Labours Stymphalian birds
Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceKnown PrototypesSarcophagiRome, Villa Borghese
SOCIAL LIFE
Hunting
Cycles
Justice and punishment
Prisoners
Further details
The lid apparently does not belong to the sarcophagus
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman
DATE
mid 2nd century
LOCATION
Rome, Villa Borghese
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Carl Robert, Die antiken Sarkophagreliefs III, 1, Berlin 1897, p. 147f, no. 127
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RELATIONS
Census database
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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