Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Meleager
Myths Death of Meleager Meleager's corpse being carried
Myths Death of Meleager Meleager slayed by Apollo
Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceKnown prototypesPerugia, Museo Archeologico (sarcophagus)
Further details
[Left to right] First scene: Meleager collapses, struck by Apollo; Second scene: Meleager's corpse carried by his family and friends.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman
DATE
2nd century - 3rd century
LOCATION
Perugia, Museo Archeologico Nazionale dell'Umbria
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Carl Robert, Die antiken Sarkophagreliefs, Bd 3, Einzelmythen, Part 2, Hippolytos - Meleagros, Berlin 1904, pp. 346-348, no. 285; Guntram Koch, Die mythologischen Sarkophage, vol. 6 (Die antiken Sarkophagreliefs 12, 6), Berlin, 1975, pp. 111-112, no.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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