Sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion.

Marble. Ca. 235 CE.
L. 209 cm, H. 95 cm, B. 61 cm.
Inv. No. Ma 1335.

Paris, Louvre Museum

Origin:
Sarcophagus of roman work containing the remains of a married couple was found in 1805 in a tomb in Saint-Médard-d’Eyrans in the Gironde region of France. Acquired by the Louvre in 1817.
Credits:
© 2013. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
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Keywords: sarcophagus sarkophag sarcofago marble relief myth of Selene and Endymion Endimione The sleep of Endymion Eros Amor Cupid Tellus Selene Hypnos Judgement of Paris peasants making garlands gear chariot cornucopia Ma 1335
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