Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Endymion
Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceKnown PrototypesMalibu, Paul Getty Museum
Further details
This Sarcophagus is filed amongst the 'Census', but nothing seems to suggest that it was known during the Renaissance /[left to right]: Aura holding the horses; Tellus [destroyed] reclined on the ground; Selene [centre]; Hypnos pouring sleep to the sleeping Endymion; [far right] Selene's departure
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman
DATE
early 3rd century
LOCATION
Malibu, The J. Paul Getty Museum (Classical Antiquities) (inv. 76.AA.8)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Dagmar Grassinger, Die mythologischen Sarkophage, vol. 2 (Die antiken Sarkophagreliefs 12, 2), Berlin 1992, pp. 122-123, no. 65
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RELATIONS
Getty Museum
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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