Front panel of sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion
Parian marble. Mid-2nd century CE.
54 × 216 × 11,5 cm.
Inv. No. 6758.Mantua, Ducal PalacePhoto by Ilya Shurygin

Front panel of sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion.

Parian marble. Mid-2nd century CE.
54 × 216 × 11,5 cm.
Inv. No. 6758.

Mantua, Ducal Palace
(Palazzo Ducale (reggia dei Gonzaga))

Origin:
Unknown. Transfered to the Palazzo Ducale by Comune di Mantova in 1915.
Credits:
© 2011. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Info: museum information materials.
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