Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Minerva
With other figures in groups of more than three figures
Nymphs
With other figuresAthena
Marsyas
Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceKnown PrototypesRome, Villa Doria-Pamphili (sarcophagus)
Further details
Athena/Minerva holding her flutes, with a nymph at her feet. According to Carl Robert the man on the right is Olympus, the student of Marsyas.
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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