Sarcophagus with garlands and the myth of Theseus and Ariadne
Luni and Penthelic marble.
130—150 CE.
78.7 × 217.8 cm.
Inv. No. 90.12 a, b.New York, Metropolitan Museum of ArtPhoto by Ilya Shurygin

Sarcophagus with garlands and the myth of Theseus and Ariadne.

Luni and Penthelic marble.
130—150 CE.
78.7 × 217.8 cm.
Inv. No. 90.12 a, b.

New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Origin:
Purchased by subscription in 1890.
Credits:
© 2013. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.
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