Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Muses
Individual Melpomene
Individual Euterpe
Individual Thalia
Individual Polyhymnia
With other figuresApollo Muses accompanying Apollo, who is interacting with other figures
Marsyas
Apollo and Marsyas The competition Apollo and Marsyas only
Further details
Handwritten notes on the plate identify the two figures in the top spandrels as Polyhymnia and Euterpe, those beneath the main scene as Thalia and Melpomene
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman
DATE
1st century - 2nd century
LOCATION
Vatican City, Grotte Vaticane
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
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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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