Sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion. The front relief.

Marble. Early 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 47.100.4a.

New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Origin:
Ostia, 1825.
Literature:
1. J. Sorabella. A Roman Sarcophagus and Its Patron. Metropolitan Museum Journal 2001, V. 36 P. 67.
2. M. Koortbojian. Myth, Meaning and Memory on Roman Sarcophagi. Berkeley: University of California Press. 1995.
Credits:
2013. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.

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