Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Daedalus
Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceKnown PrototypesParis, Musée du Louvre and Rome, Villa Borghese
Daedalus with Pasiphae's cow
Pasiphaë
Further details
formerly in Rome, Villa Borghese. Depicting, from the left, Daedalus conversing with Queen Pasiphae (and perhaps receiving instructions from her), in the middle, Daedalus commanding the workmen in building the cow, and in the far right, Daedalus presenting the cow to Queen Pasiphae.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman
DATE
circa 150
LOCATION
Paris, Musée du Louvre (MA 1033)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Photo: Musée du Louvre
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Carl Robert, Die antiken Sarkophagreliefs. Bd. 3, Einzelmythen, part 1, Actaeon - Hercules, Berlin 1897, pp. 48-49, no. 35; Dagmar Grassinger, Die mythologischen Sarkophage, vol. 2 (Die antiken Sarkophagreliefs 12, 2), Berlin 1992, pp.100-101, no. 25.
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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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