The Death of Niobe’s Children.

Relief of a front panel of a sarcophagus.
Marble. Roman work of the second half of the 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 24.

Venice, National Archaeological Museum
(Museo archeologico nazionale di Venezia)

Origin:
From the Borghese collection. In Venice since 1814.
Credits:
© 2013. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Keywords: marble sarcophagus sarkophag sarcofago front panel relief myth of Niobe and Niobids Death of Niobe’s Children destruction of Niobids Artemis Apollo teacher mentor Amphion round shield aspis horse horses bridle rein flapping streaming cloak arrow children kids from the Borghese collection Inv No 24
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME