Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Meleager
Myths Meleager killing his uncles
Myths Death of Meleager Meleager dying, with Althaea putting the log into the fire
Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceKnown prototypesWilliamstown (Mass), Clark Art Institute (sarcophagus)
Furies
With other figures
Further details
[Left to right] (Scene I) Meleager slaying the sons of Thestius; (Scene II) Althaea with Erinyes or the Fates/Moirai, burning the log of Meleager; (Scene III) Meleager on his deathbed, with Oeneus on the left and Atalanta on the right.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman
DATE
180 - 190
LOCATION
Williamstown, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute (formerly Wilton House, collection Earl of Pembroke)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Carl Robert, Die antiken Sarkophagreliefs, Bd 3, Einzelmythen, Part 2, Hippolytos - Meleagros, Berlin 1904, pp. 334-335, no. 275; Guntram Koch, Die mythologischen Sarkophage, vol. 6 (Die antiken Sarkophagreliefs 12, 6), Berlin, 1975, pp. 123-124, no. 122.
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RELATIONS
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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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