Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Apollo
Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceKnown prototypesSarcophagiRome, Villa Borghese (Apollo and the Muses)
Muses
Individual Melpomene
Individual Terpsichore
Individual Thalia
Individual Calliope
With other figuresApollo Series of single figures
Census of Antique Art known to the Renaissance Known prototypesSarcophagiRome, Villa Borghese and Paris, Louvre (Wegner 76 and 206)
Further details
Belongs to the same sarcophagus as the fragments MA 1497 and MA 1500 in the Louvre; [Left to Right] Calliope with a scroll of epic poetry, Terpsichore with a double flute, Apollo playing cithara, Thalia with a mask of Silenus, Melpomene with a tragic mask
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman
DATE
220 - 230
LOCATION
Rome, Villa Borghese
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Max Wegner, Die Musensarkophage (Die Antiken Sarkophagreliefs, 5, 3), Berlin 1966, p. 78f., no. 206, pl. 17; Paolo Moreno and Chiara Stefani, The Borghese Gallery, Touring Editore 2000, p. 69
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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
Contact
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