Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Argonauts, Jason and Medea
Census of ancient art known to the RenaissanceKnown prototypesVatican City, Casino of Pius IV
Medea escaping in a dragon-pulled chariot from Jason's revenge
Wedding of Jason and Medea
Creusa, having put on Medea's poisoned robe, bursts into flames
Medea sends her children to hand over a poisoned robe to Creusa, Jason's new wife
Medea contemplating the murder of her children but not yet doing so
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman
DATE
mid 2nd century
LOCATION
Vatican City, Casino di Pio IV
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Carl Robert, Die Antiken Sarkophagreliefs, vol. 2, Berlin, 1890, pp. 206-208, no. 194, pl. LXII
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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
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