Sarcophagus with scenes of myth of Phaedra and Hippolytus. Front panel: Phaedra’s wet-nurse brings to Hippolytus a love message from Phaedra.

Marble. Late 2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. A 432.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Credits:
© 2014. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Info: museum annotation.

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THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Keywords: marble marmo mythological sarcophagus sarkophag sarcofago Hippolytus Hippolytos Ippolito wet nurse housemaid brings to Hippolytus a love message from Phaedra waxed tablet letter youth youths leaf acanthus leafs horse horses bridle rein chiton the Campana collection Inv No A 432
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME