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

Marble. Ca. 230—260 CE.
L. 210 cm, H. 65 cm, W. 70 cm.
Inv. No. 1140.

Ostia, Archaeological Museum
(Museo archeologico ostiense)

Origin:
Ostia.
Literature:
F. Matz, Die dionysischen Sarkophage, ASR 4, 1 (Berlin 1968) 161 f. Cat. no. 54 Pl. 53, 2. 66, 1—2.
Credits:
RUSSIAN

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