Lenos shaped sarcophagus with Dionysus on a panther (the front relief).

White marble. Late 2nd—early 3rd centuries CE.
L. 2.24 m; H. 0.9 m.

Salerno, Cathedral
(Cattedrale di Salerno)

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, ñ. 259—261.
Credits:
© 2012. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
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History of Ancient Rome