Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Meleager
Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceKnown prototypesPalermo, Duomo (sarcophagus)
Dioscuri
With other gods or heroesMeleager
On horseback or with horses
MythsCastor and Pollux participating in Calydonian Boar Hunt
Further details
[Left to right] Oeneus; Ancaeus; a male figure; the Dioscuri (Castor and Pollux) with horses; Meleager charging with a spear for the boar; Atalanta with a bow; to the right of the boar, fallen, the wounded warrior, is either Ancaeus, Enaesimus, Agelaeus.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman
DATE
2nd century
LOCATION
Palermo, Duomo
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Carl Robert, Die antiken Sarkophagreliefs, Bd 3, Einzelmythen, Part 2, Hippolytos - Meleagros, Berlin 1904, p. 315, no. 247; Guntram Koch, Die mythologischen Sarkophage, vol. 6 (Die antiken Sarkophagreliefs 12, 6), Berlin, 1975, p. 133, no. 150
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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