Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Apollo
With other figures in groups of more than three figures
Mercury
With other figures in groups of more than three figures
Minerva
With other figures in groups of more than three figures
Diana
With other figures in groups of more than three figures
Bacchus
With other figures Individuals In groups of more than three persons
Muses
Individual Melpomene
Individual Euterpe
Latona
With other figuresWith more than three figures
Cybele
With other figuresAttis
Marsyas
Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceKnown PrototypesRome, Villa Doria-Pamphili (sarcophagus)
Further details
[Left to right] Melpomene holding Hercules’ club and mask; Cybele, seated, with Attis at her feet and Dionysus behind her; Athena facing Cybele; Marsyas and Apollo, with a Muse between them & a Griffin; Artemis to the right of Apollo; Euterpe with a flute; Leto seated, with Mercury behind her.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman
DATE
3rd century
LOCATION
Rome, Villa Doria Pamphili
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Carl Robert, Die antiken Sarkophagreliefs, Bd 3, Einzelmythen, Part 2, Hippolytos - Meleagros, Berlin 1904, pp. 259-260, no. 207; Anna Marguerite McCann, Roman Sarcophagi in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1978, pp. 82-83.
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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