Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Amoretti
Census of Antique Art known to the Renaissance Known PrototypesSarcophagiVatican City, Museo Chiaramonti (in procession)
Further details
Ancient relief decorating the side of a child's sarcophagus depicting amoretti in procession and playing instruments, one appears to sway drunkenly and is supported from behind by another
ARTIST/CREATOR
Graeco-Roman
DATE
1st century BC - 2nd century
LOCATION
Vatican City, Musei Vaticani (Museo Chiaramonti) (inv. 1535)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Amelung, Walther: Die Sculpturen des Vaticanischen Museums, I-II, Berlin 1903, p. 310, no. 1
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RELATIONS
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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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