Part of the sculptural group “The Slaughter of the Niobids”: Niobe tries to protect her younger daughter from Artemis.
Marble. Roman copy of the mid-2nd century CE after a Greek original of the 4th century BCE.
Inv. No. 265.
Heraklion, Archaeological Museum
From Inatos, Crete.
© 2013. Photo, text:
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
marble sculptural group The Slaughter of the Niobids the children of Niobe killed kill kills daughters daughter by Greek sculptor Scopas Skopas sculptor Praxiteles scultore Prassitele Inv No 265