Battle between the Greeks and the Amazons. Detail: Achilles and Penthesilea.

Front panel of a sarcophagus.
Marble. 3rd century.
Inv. No. 933.

Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Octagonal Court, Nord portico, 28
(Musei Vaticani, Museo Pio-Clementino)

Credits:
2005. Photo: S. Sosnovskiy.
1986 Text: Guide to the Vatican: Museums and City. Pontifical Monuments, Museums and Galleries. Tipografia Vaticana, p. 42.
RUSSIAN

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