Sarcophagus with a scene of the Calydonian Hunt
Proconnesian marble. 3rd cent. CE.
Dimensions: L. 235 cm, H. 79 cm, D. 70 cm.
Salerno, Cathedral Photo by Ilya Shurygin

Sarcophagus with a scene of the Calydonian Hunt.

Proconnesian marble. 3rd cent. CE.
Dimensions: L. 235 cm, H. 79 cm, D. 70 cm.

Salerno, Cathedral
(Cattedrale di Salerno)

Description:
Presumably in this very sarcophagus William II, duke of Apulia and Calabria was buried in 1127.
Literature:
Angela Palmentieri. CIVITATES SPOLIATAE. RECUPERO E RIUSO DELL’ANTICO IN CAMPANIA TRA L’ETA POST-CLASSICA E IL MEDIOEVO (IV—XV SEC.). 2009/2010, p. 249—251.
Credits:
© 2012. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
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