Battle between the Greeks and the Amazons. Detail: the death of Penthesilea.

Front panel of a sarcophagus.
Marble. 3rd century.
Inv. No. 933.

Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Octagonal Court, Nord portico, 28
(Musei Vaticani, Museo Pio-Clementino)

(ρρ) 2008. Photo: Sergey Sosnovskiy (CC BY-SA 4.0).


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