Sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion (front panel).

Marble. Ca. 235 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 1335.

Paris, Louvre Museum

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.
© 2013. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
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