A lenos-shaped sarcophagus with a scene of the Calydonian Hunt
Marble. 4th cent. CE. Florence, BaptisteryPhoto by Ilya Shurygin

A lenos-shaped sarcophagus with a scene of the Calydonian Hunt.

Marble. 4th cent. CE.

Florence, Baptistery

Private collection, Medici.
Description:
Since 1299 the sarcophagus served as a tomb for Guccio de’Medici, gonfaloniere of Florence; the lid of the sarcophagus was made for this purpose.
Credits:
© 2010. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
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