Death of Meleager (a close-up of front panel with scenes from the myth of Meleagre)
Marble. Roman work ca. 180 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 539.
Paris, Louvre Museum Photo by Ilya Shurygin

Death of Meleager (a close-up of front panel with scenes from the myth of Meleagre).

Marble. Roman work ca. 180 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 539.

Paris, Louvre Museum

Origin:
from the Borghese collection. Known since 15th century.The central scene was used by Giuliano da Sangallo as a model for the right relief of the tomb of Francesco Sassetti in the Sassetti Chapel of S. Trinita (Florence).
Credits:
2013. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.

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Keywords: sarcophagus sarkophag sarcofago relief myth of Meleager death of Meleagre Kalydonian Calydonian Hunt caccia del cinghiale calidonio Inv No Ma 539
History of Ancient Rome