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
(Musei Vaticani, Museo Pio-Clementino)

Origin:
Formerly in Villa Odescalchi, outside Porta del Popolo.
Description:
The tree in the centre was added later.
Credits:
(ρρ) 2006. Photo: Sergey Sosnovskiy (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Keywords: Centauromachia relief on a sarcophagus sarkophag sarcofago Roman sculpture of the battle of Greeks and centaur centaurs lapith lapiths Pirithous tree ornamental pattern swastika meander Villa Odescalchi Inv No 290 SM 53
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME