Orestes slaying Clytemnestra (a close-up of relief “Orestes slaying Aegisthus and Clytemnestra”).

Frontal relief of a sarcophagus.
Rome. Marble. Ca. 150 CE.
Inv. No. A 461.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Credits:
© 2012. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
RUSSIAN

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