Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Diana
Single figure With attributesBow and arrow
Meleager
Myths Death of Meleager Meleager dying, alone
Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceKnown prototypesMilan, Private Collection (sarcophagus)
Furies
MythsAlthaea burning Meleager's log
Further details
[Left to right] A female figure, perhaps one of the Fates or Furies; a statue of Diana/Artemis; Atalanta, sitting, and Althaea rushing towards her son's deathbed; Meleager on his deathbed, with his family mourning her; Meleager slaying sons of Thestius, with Atalanta standing on the far right.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman
DATE
2nd century
LOCATION
Milan, Collection Torno (formerly in the Palazzo Montalto, Florence)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Carl Robert, Die antiken Sarkophagreliefs, Bd 3, Einzelmythen, Part 2, Hippolytos - Meleagros, Berlin 1904, pp. 341-342, no. 282; Guntram Koch, Die mythologischen Sarkophage, vol. 6 (Die antiken Sarkophagreliefs 12, 6), Berlin, 1975, p. 121, no. 117
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RELATIONS
Census database
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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