Death of Meleager (front panel of a sarcophagus).

Marble. Roman work 160-170 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 654.

Paris, Louvre Museum

Origin:
In 1615 the relief was installed in the facade of villa Borghese in Rome. In 1784 it was transfered to the Gladiator hall of the villa. In the Louvre since 1807.
Credits:
2013. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
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Keywords: sarcophagus sarkophag sarcofago relief myth of Meleagre death of Meleager Atalanta Kalydonian Calydonian Hunt caccia del cinghiale calidonio Inv No Ma 654 the Borghese collection
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