Centauromachia
Relief on a sarcophagus.
Roman work of the 2nd century.
Inv. No. 290.Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Room of the Muses, 53Photo by Sergey Sosnovskiy

Centauromachia.

Relief on a sarcophagus.
Roman work of the 2nd century.
Inv. No. 290.

Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Room of the Muses, 53
(Roma, Musei Vaticani, Museo Pio-Clementino, Sala delle muse, 53)

Origin:
Formerly in Villa Odescalchi, outside Porta del Popolo.
Description:
The tree in the centre was added later.
Credits:
(сс) 2006. Photo: Sergey Sosnovskiy (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.
Keywords: ελληνική μυθολογία mythologia graeca greek mythology mitologia greca griechische mythologie grecque kένταυρος kentauros centaurus centauri centaur centaurs centauro kentaur zentaur centaure centaures λαπίθαι lapithae lapiths lapiti lapithen lapithes γλυπτική sculptura sculpture sculptural scultura skulptur ρωμαϊκό roman romana romano romani römisch römische römisches römischen römischer romain romaine romains romaines κηδεία funeral funerary funeraria funerario begräbnisskulptur beerdigung funéraire σαρκοφάγος σαρκοφάγους sarcophagus sarcophagi sarcofago sarcofagi sarkophag sarkophage sarcophage sarcophages mythological with a myth of myths mitologico mitologici con un mito i miti mythologischer mythologische mythologique mythologiques ανακούφιση relief rilievo centauromachia centauromachy kentauromachie zentaurenkampf on the battle greeks and lapith pirithous tree ornamental pattern swastika meander villa odescalchi sm 53 inv no 290