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
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