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

Marble. 4th cent. CE.

Florence, Baptistery

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.
RUSSIAN

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Keywords: sarcophagus sarkophag sarcofago lenos marble relief Kalydonian Calydonian Hunt caccia del cinghiale calidonio Calydonian Boar Meleager Meleagro Atalanta Artemis Oeneus lenos Guccio de’Medici
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